On This Day

July 1847 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 5 Agnes Zimmermann, German composer, born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1925)
  • Jul 31 Ignatio Cervantes, Cuban pianist and composer (Danzas Cubanas), born in Havana (d. 1905)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 19 Johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer, dies at 75