On This Day

August 1824 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 1 Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, English composer, born in Deal, Kent, England (d. 1857)
  • Aug 19 Georg Goltermann, German cellist and composer, born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1898)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 21 Santiago Ferrer, composer, dies at 62