On This Day

December 1844 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Dec 30 Opera "Stradella" after being rewritten is produced (Hamburg)

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 1 Alfred Cellier, British conductor (Glibert and Sullivan) and composer (Dorothy), born in South Hackney, London (d. 1891)
  • Dec 5 Frederick Bridge, English organist and composer, born in Oldbury, Worcestershire (d. 1924)
  • Dec 22 Izydor Lotto, Polish violinist & composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1927)