On This Day

August 1822 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 5 Johann Georg Herzog, German composer and organist, born in Hummendorf (d. 1909)
  • Aug 15 Wilhelm Rust, German musicologist and composer, born in Dessau, Germany (d. 1892)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 19 Melchor Lopez Jimenez, Spanish composer (Santiago de Compostela cathedral), dies at 62