On This Day

December 1897 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 6 John Axel Fernstrom, Swedish composer, born in Yichang, China (d. 1961)
  • Dec 8 Leslie Heward, composer
  • Dec 18 Fletcher Henderson, American pianist, arranger and composer (Benny Goodman Orchestra), born in Cuthbert, Georgia (d. 1952)
  • Dec 29 Hermann Heiss, German composer, born in Darmstadt (d. 1966)