On This Day

December 1884 in Music History

Events in Music

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, composer

Deaths in Music

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