Composers in History (Part 5)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 7,005

  • 1673-09-13 Hercule Brehy, Flemish composer and organist, born in Brussels (d. 1737)
  • 1674-01-12 Reinhard Keiser, composer
  • 1674-02-21 Johann Augustin Kobelius, composer
  • 1674-05-31 Friedrich Erhard Niedt, composer
  • 1674-09-29 Jacques Hotteterre, composer
  • 1674-11-04 Anton Englert, German composer and organist, born in Schweinfurt (d. 1751)
  • 1675-02-17 Johann Melchior Conradi, composer
  • 1675-02-26 Johann Philipp Treiber, composer
  • 1675-03-17 Petrus Laurentius Wockenfuss, composer
  • 1675-07-12 Evaristo E Felice dall' Abaco, Italian cellist/composer
  • 1675-08-14 Johann Georg Christian Storl, composer
  • 1676-01-19 John Weldon, English composer, born in Chichester (d. 1736)
  • 1676-04-14 Ernst Christian Hesse, composer
  • 1676-06-06 Georg Riedel, German composer
  • 1676-11-12 Giovanni Antonio Pollarolo, composer
  • 1676-12-11 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer
  • 1676-12-19 Louis-Nicholas Clerambault, composer/organist, born in Paris, France
  • 1677-02-04 Johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (d. 1731)
  • 1677-02-26 Nicola Fago, Italian baroque composer, born in Taranto (d. 1745)
  • 1677-05-24 Alexandre de Villenueve, composer
  • 1677-09-27 Giovanni Carlo Maria Clari, composer

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1678-03-04 Antonio Vivaldi, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons), born in Venice, Italy (d. 1741)

Violin Virtuoso & Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Violin Virtuoso & Composer
Antonio Vivaldi
  • 1678-07-06 Nicola Francesco Haym, composer
  • 1678-12-29 Gotthard Wagner, German composer, born in Erding (d. 1738)
  • 1678-12-30 William Croft, English composer and organist, born in Nether Ettington (d. 1727)
  • 1679-01-05 Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer
  • 1679-01-19 Girolamo Chiti, Italian composer and music theorist, born in Siena (d. 1759)
  • 1679-02-14 Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
  • 1679-02-24 Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer
  • 1679-05-12 Giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer
  • 1679-09-28 Mihael Omerza, Slovenian composer, born in Kamnik (d. 1742)
  • 1679-10-16 Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer
  • 1679-11-10 Johann Christian Schieferdecker, composer
  • 1679-12-24 Domenico Natale Sarro, composer
  • 1680-02-25 Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer
  • 1680-03-20 Baron Emanuele d' Astorga, Italian composer (Stabat mater)
  • 1680-05-05 Giuseppe Porsile, composer
  • 1680-05-21 Frederich Karl Erbach, composer
  • 1680-10-21 Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer
  • 1680-11-18 Jean-Baptiste Loeillet, composer
  • 1681-01-20 Francesco Bartolomeo Conti, composer
  • 1681-03-14 Georg Philipp Telemann, late baroque composer, born in Magdeburg, Germany
  • 1681-04-11 Anne Danican Philidor, composer
  • 1681-08-22 Pierre Danican Philidor, composer
  • 1681-09-28 Johann Mattheson, composer, born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1682-04-03 Johann Valentin Rathgeber, German benedictine/composer
  • 1682-04-11 Jean-Joseph Mouret, composer
  • 1682-09-13 Theodor Christleib Reinhold, composer
  • 1683-01-06 Francois de La Croix, composer
  • 1683-01-10 Gasparo Visconti, composer
  • 1683-01-13 Johann Christoph Graupner, German composer
  • 1683-03-11 Giovanni Veneziano, composer
  • 1683-04-17 Johann David Heinichen, composer
  • 1683-08-24 Meinrad Spiess, German composer, born in Honsolgen (d. 1761)
  • 1683-09-25 Jean-Philippe Rameau, Dijon France, composer (Traite) (baptized)
  • 1683-11-21 Johann Michael Muller, composer
  • 1684-02-16 Bohuslav Matěj Černohorský, Nymburk, Bohemia, Czech monk/composer
  • 1684-03-26 Johann Graf, German composer, born in Nürnberg (d. 1750)
  • 1684-03-31 Francesco Durante, composer
  • 1684-06-22 Francesco Onofrio Manfredini, composer
  • 1684-09-18 Johann Gottfried Walther, Erfurt Germany, composer and musicographer
  • 1684-09-23 Johann Theodor Romhild, composer
  • 1684-10-05 Johann Jacob de Neufville, composer
  • 1684-10-19 Johann Christoph Fravenholtz, composer

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1685-02-23 George Frideric Handel, German-British baroque composer and organist (Messiah, Water Music), born in Halle, Duchy of Magdeburg, Germany (d. 1759)

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1685-03-31 Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer (Mattheus-Passion) [OS 21 Mar], born in Eisenach, Germany (d. 1750)

  • 1685-08-01 Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer
  • 1685-09-15 Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer
  • 1685-09-30 Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer
  • 1685-10-26 Domenico Scarlatti, Italian composer and harpsichordist (La Silvia), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1757)
  • 1685-12-12 Lodovico Giustini, composer
  • 1686-06-05 Cristoph Raupach, composer
  • 1686-08-01 Benedetto Marcello, Italian author/composer (Lettera Famigliare), born in Venice, Italy
  • 1686-08-17 Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer
  • 1686-08-19 Antonio Tonelli, composer
  • 1686-08-29 Wilhelm Hieronymus Pachelbel, composer
  • 1686-10-12 Silvius Leopold Weiss, composer
  • 1686-10-22 Georg Balthasar Schott, composer
  • 1686-12-25 Giovanni Battista Somis, composer
  • 1687-02-19 Johann Adam Birkenstock, German composer and violinist, born in Alsfeld, Hessen (d. 1733)
  • 1687-03-30 Johann Balthasar Freisslich, composer
  • 1687-08-26 Willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph)
  • 1687-08-30 Francesco Maria Vallara, composer
  • 1687-09-09 Jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault, composer
  • 1687-12-05 Francesco Xaverio Geminiani, composer
  • 1687-12-26 Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer
  • 1688-03-25 Johann Gotthilf Ziegler, German baroque composer and organist, born in Germany (d. 1747)
  • 1688-04-15 Johann Friedrich Fasch, composer
  • 1688-05-25 Christian August Jacobi, composer
  • 1688-07-01 Johann Ludwig Steiner, composer
  • 1688-09-13 Luca Antonio Praedieri, composer
  • 1688-10-17 Domenico Zipoli, composer
  • 1688-11-11 Lorenzo Somis, Italian composer and violinist, born in Turin (d. 1775)
  • 1689-04-15 Ferdinand Zellbell the elder, Swedish composer (d. 1765)
  • 1689-08-21 Jose Pradas Gallen, composer
  • 1689-10-28 Michel Mathieu, composer
  • 1689-11-03 Johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer
  • 1689-12-23 Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer
  • 1690-01-13 Gottfried Heinrich Stolzel, composer
  • 1690-02-01 Francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 401 - 500 of 5,147

  • 1726-10-16 Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77
  • 1727-02-22 Francesco Gasparini, composer, dies at 58
  • 1727-07-30 Franz Weichlein, composer, dies at 67
  • 1727-08-09 Johann Philipp Treiber, composer, dies at 52
  • 1727-08-14 William Croft, English composer and organist, dies at 48
  • 1727-10-10 Alphonse d' Eve, composer, dies at 61
  • 1727-12-01 Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer, dies at 61
  • 1728-02-12 Agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73
  • 1728-04-13 Johann Christoph Schmidt, composer, dies at 63
  • 1728-04-23 Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer, dies at 83
  • 1728-08-15 Marin Marais, French composer, dies at 72
  • 1728-10-08 Anne Danican Philidor, French composer, dies at 47
  • 1729-04-11 Manuel de Egues, composer, dies at 71
  • 1729-07-16 Johann David Heinichen, composer, dies at 46
  • 1729-08-11 Nicola Francesco Haym, composer, dies at 51
  • 1729-12-01 Christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer, dies at 59
  • 1730-07-19 Jean-Baptiste Loeillet, composer, dies at 49
  • 1730-08-10 Sebastien de Brossard, composer, dies at 74
  • 1730-08-17 Mauritius Vogt, German composer, dies at 61
  • 1730-08-31 Gottfried Finger, Czech composer (b. 1660?)
  • 1731-02-20 Frederich Karl Erbach, composer, dies at 50
  • 1731-02-27 Angelo Predieri, composer, dies at 76
  • 1731-04-10 Maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, composer, dies at 58
  • 1731-05-01 Johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677)
  • 1731-08-17 Johann Augustin Kobelius, composer, dies at 57
  • 1731-09-01 Pierre Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 50
  • 1731-11-02 Johann Matthias Leffloth, composer, dies at 26
  • 1732-02-17 Louis Marchand, composer, dies at 63
  • 1732-03-05 Joseph-Francois Salomon, composer, dies at 82
  • 1732-04-05 Johann Christian Schieferdecker, composer, dies at 52
  • 1732-04-23 Cajetan Kolberer, composer, dies at 63
  • 1732-05-13 Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer, dies at 72
  • 1732-07-20 Francesco Bartolomeo Conti, composer, dies at 51
  • 1732-09-17 Josef Antonin Planicky, composer, dies at 40
  • 1732-12-14 Johann Philipp Fortsch, composer, dies at 80
  • 1732-12-18 Johann Valentin Eckelt, composer, dies at 59
  • 1733-02-26 Johann Adam Birkenstock, German composer and violinist, dies at 46
  • 1733-05-18 Georg Bohm, German organist/composer, dies at 71
  • 1733-09-11 Francois Couperin, French composer (Le Grand), dies at 64
  • 1733-09-12 Francois Couperin "Le Grand", French composer, dies at 64
  • 1733-09-25 Georg Motz, composer, dies at 79
  • 1733-10-26 Antonio Veracini, composer, dies at 74
  • 1734-03-08 Carolomannus Pachschmidt, composer, dies at 33
  • 1734-03-21 Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer, dies at 48
  • 1734-04-01 Louis Lully, composer, dies at 69
  • 1734-07-06 Nicolas Bernier, French composer, dies at 69
  • 1734-12-21 Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54
  • 1735-01-12 John Eccles, English composer (b. 1668)
  • 1735-02-24 Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer, dies at 56
  • 1735-06-06 Georg Osterreich, composer, dies at 71
  • 1735-06-22 Pirro Conte d' Albergati Capacelli, composer, dies at 71
  • 1735-07-18 Johann Krieger, German composer and organist, dies at 83
  • 1736-01-07 Ceslav Vanura, composer, dies at 41
  • 1736-03-16 Giovanni B Pergolesi, Italian composer (Stabat Mater), dies at 26
  • 1736-03-26 Georg Balthasar Schott, composer, dies at 49
  • 1736-04-08 Pedro Vaz Rego, Portuguese composer, dies at 63
  • 1736-05-07 John Weldon, composer, dies at 60
  • 1736-12-26 Antonio Caldara, composer, dies
  • 1737-02-28 Hercule Brehy, Flemish composer and organist, dies at 63
  • 1737-09-22 Francesco Mancini, composer, dies at 65
  • 1737-09-22 Michel Pignolet de Monteclair, composer, dies at 69
  • 1738-01-06 Franz Xaver Murschhauser, composer, dies at 74
  • 1738-01-17 Jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies
  • 1738-02-05 Georg Reidel, German composer, dies at 61
  • 1738-02-12 James Sherard, English amateur composer, dies at 71
  • 1738-03-25 Turlough O'Carolan, Irish harper and composer (b. 1670)
  • 1738-07-15 Antonio Maria Pacchioni, composer, dies at 84
  • 1738-08-29 Georg Reuter, Austrian composer and organist, dies at 81
  • 1738-12-13 Gotthard Wagner, German composer, dies at 59
  • 1738-12-22 Jean-Joseph Mouret, composer, dies at 56
  • 1739-07-24 Benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday
  • 1739-09-12 Reinhard Keiser, Germ conductor/composer (Markus-Passion), dies at 65
  • 1739-11-12 Ludwig Ernst, German composer, dies at 71
  • 1740-01-02 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63
  • 1740-01-05 Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72
  • 1740-02-09 Vincenz Lubeck, German composer, dies at 85
  • 1741-02-13 Johann Joseph Fux, Austrian composer/music theorist, dies at about 80
  • 1741-06-22 Joseph-Hector Fiocco, composer, dies at 38

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1741-07-28 Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, Italian composer, dies at 63

Violin Virtuoso & Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Violin Virtuoso & Composer
Antonio Vivaldi
  • 1742-01-06 Johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies
  • 1742-04-13 Giovanni Veneziano, composer, dies at 59
  • 1742-04-23 Mihael Omerza, Slovenian composer, dies at 62
  • 1742-06-28 Johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer, dies at 52
  • 1742-07-01 Bohuslav Matěj Černohorský, Czech monk/composer, dies at 58
  • 1742-07-12 Evaristo EF dall' Abaco, Italian cellist/composer, dies on 67th birthday
  • 1742-08-25 Jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer, dies at 38
  • 1743-02-01 Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni, Italian composer, dies at 85
  • 1743-02-07 Lodovico Giustini, composer, dies at 57
  • 1743-03-09 Jean-Baptiste Lully fils, French composer, dies at 77
  • 1743-09-14 Johann Michael Muller, composer, dies at 59
  • 1743-11-05 Andreas Benedikt Praelisauer, composer, dies at 44
  • 1744-01-15 Charles-Hubert Gervais, composer, dies at 72
  • 1744-01-25 Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer, dies at 64
  • 1744-02-15 Frantisek Antonin Mica, composer, dies at 49
  • 1744-06-14 Andre Campra, French composer, dies at 83
  • 1744-08-19 Carlo Arrigoni, Italian composer and musician, dies at 46
  • 1744-10-31 Leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer, dies at 50
  • 1745-02-05 Coelestin Praelisauer, composer, dies at 49
  • 1745-02-18 Nicola Fago, Italian baroque composer, dies at 67
  • 1745-05-09 Tomaso Antonio Vitali, composer, dies at 82