On This Day

August 1828 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Premiere

Aug 20 Gioachino Rossini's opera "Le Comte Ory" premieres in Paris

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 5 Giovanni Rossi, Italian composer, born in Borgo San Donnino, Parma (d. 1886)
  • Aug 17 George William Warren, American composer and organist, born in Albany, New York (d. 1902)
  • Aug 26 Erik Anthon Valdemar Siboni, Danish organist and composer, born in Copenhagen (d. 1892)