3rd September 1840
8th June 1919
Jacob Christian Fabricius was a Danish councilor, musician, composer and music organizer. Fabricius founded numerous musical societies and institution during his lifetime. One of the most popular of such societies was Samfund til Udgivelse af dansk musik (Society for the Publication of Danish Music), founded in 1871. His career as a composer centered to a large extent on songs, choir and piano works. His works found success in Germany and France.