On This Day

December 1904 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 7 Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1991)
  • Dec 18 Wilf Carter, Canadian country and western singer, born in Port Hilford, Nova Scotia (d. 1996)
  • Dec 24 Daniel Womack, American Piedmont blues guitarist, singer and harmonica player, born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1996)
  • Dec 30 Dmitry Kabalevsky, Russian pianist and composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec], born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1987)
  • Dec 30 Dmitri Kabalevsky, Russian pianist and composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1987)
  • Dec 31 Nathan Milstein, Ukrainian-American concert violinist (Philadelphia Orch 1942), born in Odessa, Ukraine

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 25 Vilhelm Svedbom, Swedish composer, dies at 61