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 Nikolai Ivanovich Kazanli, Russian composer, born in Tiraspol, Russian Empire (now Moldova) (d. 1916)
  • Dec 23 Hugh Allen, British organist, conductor (Bach Choir; Leeds Festival), and educator (Oxford, 1918-46-; Royal College of Music, 1918-37), born in Reading, Berkshire, England (d. 1946)
  • 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