On This Day

Musicians Born in 1668

  • Jan 8 Jean Gilles, French composer, born in Tarascon (d. 1705)
  • Mar 19 Francesco Gasparini, Italian baroque composer (Ambleto; Missa Canonica), born in Camaiore, Lucca (now Italy) (d. 1727)
  • Jun 21 Cajetan Kolberer, composer, born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1732)
  • Nov 10 François Couperin, French composer and organist (Les Concerts Royaux), born in Paris, France (d. 1733)
  • Nov 27 Pantaleon Hebenstreit, German musician, composer, and instrument inventor, born in Eisleben (d. 1750)
  • Dec 3 Casimir Schweizelsperg, German composer, born in Rosenheim, Upper Bavaria