December 1902 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 29 "The Entertainer" is one of several piano rag compositions copyrighted for Scott Joplin by the US Copyright Office

Ragtime Composer Scott Joplin
Ragtime Composer
Scott Joplin

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 2 Miroslav Ponc, composer
  • Dec 3 Willem Arnold de Vries Robbe, composer
  • Dec 6 Virgilio Mortari, composer
  • Dec 13 Paul Kurzbach, composer
  • Dec 19 Leonard Hirsch, British violinist/orchestra leader (RAF Symph Orchestra)
  • Dec 27 Ferenc Szabó, Hungarian composer (Lúdas Matyi, Légy jó mindhalálig), born in Budapest (d. 1969)
  • Dec 31 Lionel Daunais, Quebec singer and composer (d. 1982)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 5 Henry Stephen Cutler, American composer, dies at 78