December 1848 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 17 Frederick Grant Gleason, American composer, born in Middletown, Connecticut (d. 1903)
  • Dec 18 Karl Schroder, composer
  • Dec 21 Edward Everett Rice, American musical composer & theater producer, born in Brighton, Boston (d. 1924)
  • Dec 30 Mary Frances Allitsen, British composer, born in London, England (d. 1912)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 25 Johan Erik Nordblom, Swedish composer, dies at 60
  • Dec 31 Oliver Shaw, early American composer, dies at 69