On This Day

December 1884 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Premiere

Dec 30 Anton Bruckner's 7th Symphony in E, premieres in Leipzig

Composer Anton Bruckner
Composer
Anton Bruckner

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 5 Evert Cornelis, Dutch conductor and pianist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1931)
  • Dec 19 Ferdinando Liuzzi, Italian composer and musicologist, born in Senigallia, Italy (d. 1940)
  • Dec 20 Max Blokzijl, Dutch singer, journalist, and Nazi collaborator, born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1946)
  • Dec 27 Bernard van Dieren, composer
  • Dec 30 Karl Heinrich David, Swiss composer, born in St. Gallen, Switzerland (d. 1951)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 4 Alice Mary Smith, British composer, dies at 45