On This Day

December 1864 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 9 Sidney Homer, American composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1953)
  • Dec 17 John Felix August Korling, composer
  • Dec 19 Adolf Sandberger, composer
  • Dec 30 Alessandro Longo, Italian composer and musicologist, born in Amantea, Italy (d. 1945)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 21 William Henry Fry, American composer, dies at 51