December 1877 in Music

Events in Music

  • Dec 2 Camille Saint-SaĆ«ns' opera "Samson et Dalila" premieres in Weimar
  • Dec 16 Anton Bruckner's 3rd Symphony in D, premieres
  • Dec 30 Johnannes Brahms' 2nd Symphony in D, premieres in Vienna

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 8 Paul Emile Ladmirault, composer
  • Dec 13 Mykola Dmytrovich Leontovych, composer
  • Dec 14 Lieven Duvosel, Flemish music writer/composer (Leiecyclys)
  • Dec 18 Max Pallenberg, Austrian extempore farce actor (Morn to Midnight), husband of Operetta star Fritzi Massary, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1934)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 10 Federico Ricci, composer, dies at 68
  • Dec 31 Alberto Mazzucato, composer, dies at 64