On This Day

August 1831 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 13 Salomon Jadassohn, German pianist and composer, born in Wrocław, Poland (d. 1902)
  • Aug 28 Fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1885)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 16 Eduard Brendler, Swedish composer, dies at 30
  • Aug 22 John White, English organist and violinist, dies at 52