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December 1837 in Music History

Events in Music

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Dec 5 Hector Berlioz's "Requiem" premieres

Composer Hector Berlioz
Hector Berlioz

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 9 Émile Waldteufel, French composer, born in Strasbourg (d. 1915)
  • Dec 25 Cosima Liszt, wife of Austrian composer Richard Wagner
  • Dec 28 Benjamin Johnson Lang, American conductor and composer, born in Salem, Massachusetts (d. 1909)