On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1757

  • Nov 1 Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor, born in Possagno, Republic of Venice (d. 1822)
  • Nov 6 Louis Abel Beffroy de Reigny, French dramatist and composer, born in Laon, Aisne, France (d. 1811)
  • Nov 12 Jacobus Bellamy, [Zelandus], Dutch poet, born in Vlissingen, Netherlands (d. 1786)
  • Nov 15 Heinrich Christian Friedrich Schumacher, Danish surgeon, botanist and professor of anatomy (research work in malacology), born in Gl├╝ckstadt, Holstein, Germany (d. 1830)
  • Nov 16 Daniel Read, American composer, born in Attleboro, Massachusetts (d. 1836)
  • Nov 20 Giovanni Battista Gaiani, Italian organist and composer, born in Bologna (d. 1819)

Person of interestWilliam Blake

Nov 28 William Blake, English poet and artist (Songs of Innocence & Experience), born in London, England (d. 1827)

Poet and Artist William Blake
Poet and Artist
William Blake