December 1900 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 12 Sammy Davis, Sr., American dancer (d. 1988)
  • Dec 13 Jonel Perlea, composer
  • Dec 14 Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, composer
  • Dec 17 Lucijan Marija Skerjanc, Yugoslavia, composer/conductor
  • Dec 22 Alan Bush, English composer pianist and teacher, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Dec 25 Gladys Swarthout, Deepwater Missouri, mezzo-soprano (La Gioconda)
  • Dec 29 Willie Humphrey, jazz Clarinetist

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 8 Henry Russell, composer, dies at 87