December 1896 in Music

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Events in Music


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Dec 25 "Stars & Stripes Forever" written by John Philip Sousa


Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 1 Petko Staynov, composer
  • Dec 3 Boleslaw Szabelski, composer
  • Dec 6 Arnold Foster, composer
  • Dec 6 Ira Gershwin, lyricist ('S Wonderful, I Got Rhythm)
  • Dec 7 Juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer
  • Dec 21 Leroy Robertson, composer
  • Dec 23 Alberto Hemsi, composer
  • Dec 28 Roger Huntington Sessions, composer (Black Masks), born in Brooklyn, New York