On This Day

December 1863 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 2 Gustav Wohlgemuth, German composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1937)
  • Dec 7 John Ebenezer West, English composer, born in Hackney, London (d. 1929)
  • Dec 7 Pietro Mascagni, Italian composer (Cavalleria Rusticana), born in Livorno, Italy (d. 1945)
  • Dec 17 Ion Vidu, Romanian composer and conductor, born in Mânerău, Arad district (d. 1931)