On This Day

July 1866 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 23 Francesco Cilea, Italian composer (L'arlesiana), born in Palmi (d. 1950)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 23 Thomas Forbes Walmisley, English composer, dies at 83
  • Jul 25 Aloys Schmitt, German pianist, composer and music theorist (Preparatory Exercises, Op. 16) dies at 77