December 1898 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 3 Lev Konstantinovich Knipper, composer
  • Dec 5 Grace Moore, American soprano and actress (One Night of Love), born in Slabtown, Tennessee (d. 1947)
  • Dec 13 Daniel Lazarus, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1964)
  • Dec 14 Frederick Douglass Hall, American composer, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1982)
  • Dec 15 Fernando Remacha, composer
  • Dec 24 Baby Dodds, American jazz drummer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1959)
  • Dec 29 Jeanne Leleu, French pianist & composer, Saint-Mihiel, France (d. 1979)
  • Dec 30 Vincent Lopez, American orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard), born in Brooklyn, New York

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 13 George Frederick Bristow, American composer (Rip van Winkle), dies at 72
  • Dec 24 Eugeniusz Pankiewicz, Polish composer, dies at 41
  • Dec 29 Georg Goltermann, composer, dies at 74