On This Day

December 1869 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 16 Alfred Hill, Australian-New Zealand composer and conductor (Hinemoa), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 1960)
  • Dec 17 Nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer
  • Dec 26 Harry Redman, American composer, writer, and artist, born in Illinois (d. 1958)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 18 Louis Moreau Gottschalk, American pianist and composer, dies at 40