On This Day

Birthdays in Music in August 1686

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 1 Benedetto Marcello, Italian author and composer (Lettera Famigliare), born in Venice, Italy (d. 1739)
  • Aug 17 Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer
  • Aug 19 Antonio Tonelli, Italian cellist and composer, born in Carpi, Italy (d. 1765)
  • Aug 29 Wilhelm Hieronymus Pachelbel, German composer, born in Erfurt, Germany (d. 1764)