December 1842 in Music

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Events in Music

  • Dec 9 Mikhail Glinka's opera "Russlan and Ludmilla" premieres in Petersburg

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 15 Henry Gadsby, composer
  • Dec 22 Nicola d' Arienzo, composer
  • Dec 28 Calixa Lavallee, Canadian composer (O Canada), born in Verchères (d. 1891)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 5 Marie-Jean Auguste Vestris, French ballet dancer, dies at 82
  • Dec 25 Bedrich Divis Weber, Bohemian composer and musicologist, dies at 76