On This Day

August 1853 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 12 Jean Louis Nicode, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 6 Josif Josifovich Genishta, Russian composer, dies at 57
  • Aug 15 Giovanni Battista Polledro, Italian composer, dies at 72
  • Aug 18 Peter Lichtenthal, composer, dies at 73