On This Day

December 1830 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Premiere

Dec 5 Hector Berlioz's program symphony "Symphonie fantastique" premieres at the Paris Conservatoire

  • Dec 26 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Anna Bolena" premieres in Milan

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 15 Francesco D'Arcais, Italian composer, born in Cagliari, Italy (d. 1890)
  • Dec 23 Adam Minchejmer, Polish composer and conductor, born in Warsaw (d. 1904)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 28 Adrien-Joseph van Helmont, Flemish composer, dies at 83