On This Day

December 1822 in Music History

Events in Music

Music History

Dec 1 Franz Liszt, aged 11, debuts as a pianist in Vienna

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 10 César Franck, Belgian composer and organist (Symphonic Variations), born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1890)
  • Dec 15 Edward Stephen, Welsh musician and composer, born in Maentwrog, Merionethshire (d. 1885)
  • Dec 16 Charles Edward Horsley, British organist, conductor and composer, born in London (d. 1876)
  • Dec 27 John Roberts, Welsh composer, minister and poet, born in Aber­ystwyth, Wales (d. 1877)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 15 Ferenc Verseghy, Hungarian poet and composer, dies at 65
  • Dec 29 Albert Christoph Dies, German painter, engraver and biographer, dies at 67