On This Day

Famous People Born in January 1756

  • Jan 4 Anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician
  • Jan 22 Vincenzo Righini, composer

Person of interestWolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Jan 27 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian musical prodigy and composer (Figaro), born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1791)

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Jan 28 Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer
  • Jan 29 Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee III, Congressman, Governor of Virginia and American General
  • Jan 30 Josef Preindl, Austrian organist & composer, born in Marbach on the Danube, Lower Austria (d. 1823)