On This Day

August 1883 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Aug 17 The first public performance of the Dominican Republic's national anthem, Himno Nacional

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 6 Francesco Santoliquido, Italian composer, born in San Giorgio a Cremano, Naples, Italy (d. 1971)
  • Aug 10 Carlos Lavin, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 27 August Friedrich Pott, composer, dies at 76