On This Day

December 1850 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 1 Peter Erasmus Lange-Muller, composer
  • Dec 9 Emma Abbott, American soprano, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1891)
  • Dec 13 Iver Holter, Norwegian composer, born in Gausdal, Norway (d. 1941)
  • Dec 21 Zdenek Fibich, Czech classical composer (Šárka, The Bride of Messina), born in Všebořice (d. 1900)
  • Dec 29 Tomás Bretón, Spanish conductor and composer, born in Salamanca, Spain (d. 1923)