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December 1823 in Music

Events in Music


Music releaseTheater Premiere

Dec 20 Play "Rosamunde, Princess of Cyprus" by Helmina von Chézy with incidental music by Franz Schubert premieres in Vienna

Composer Franz Schubert
Composer
Franz Schubert

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 1 Ernest Reyer, French opera composer, born in Marseilles, France (d. 1909)
  • Dec 10 Theodore Furchtegott Kirchner, German composer, born in Neukirchen, Germany (d. 1903)
  • Dec 10 Wilhelm Kuhe, German composer, born in Prague, Czech Republic (d. 1912)
  • Dec 15 Christian Friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke, German composer, born in Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany (d. 1896)
  • Dec 23 Alexandru Flechtenmacher, Romanian composer, born in Iaşi, Romania (d. 1898)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 3 Joseph Pouteau, French composer and organist, dies at 84
  • Dec 7 Johann Gottlieb Schwencke, composer, dies at 79
  • Dec 19 Nicolas-Joseph Hüllmandel, Alsatian composer, dies at 67
  • Dec 24 Philipp Christoph Kayser, composer, dies at 68