On This Day

December 1826 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 3 Edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer and musicologist, born in Oudenaarde, Belgium (d. 1895)
  • Dec 21 Ernst Pauer, Austrian composer and pianist, born in Vienna (d. 1905)
  • Dec 24 Ignacy Krzyzanowski, Polish composer, born in Opatów, Poland (d. 1905)
  • Dec 26 Franz Coenen, composer
  • Dec 31 Henry Hiles, English composer, born in Shrewsbury (d. 1904)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 10 Benedikt Emanuel Schack, composer, dies at 68