On This Day

August 1843 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 4 Florimond Van Duyse, Belgian composer and musicologist, born in Ghent (d. 1910)
  • Aug 5 James Scott Skinner, Scottish composer and dancing master, born in Arbeadie, Scotland (d. 1927)
  • Aug 26 Georg August Lumbye, Danish composer and conductor (Tivoli Concert Hall Orchestra), born in Copenhagen (d. 1922)