December 1862 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 9 Karel Kovařovic, Czech harpist, conductor (Prague National Theatre, 1900-20), and composer (The Dogheads), born in Prague, Kingdom of Bohemia (now Czech Republic) (d. 1920)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 24 Joseph Funk, early American composer, dies at 84
  • Dec 28 Joaquim Casimiro Jr., Portuguese composer, dies at 54