On This Day

December 1845 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 25 Salvatore Auteri-Manzocchi, Italian opera composer (Graziella), born in Palermo, Italy (d. 1924)
  • Dec 27 Augusto (de Oliveira) Machado, Portuguese composer (Lauriane; Camões es os Luziadas), born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1924)
  • Dec 28 Homer Newton Bartlett, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 2 Johann "Giovanni" Simon Mayr, German composer and music director (Cathedral of Bergamo, 1802-45), dies at 82