On This Day

Musicians Born in 1696

  • Feb 10 Johann Melchior Molter, German composer, born in Tiefenort, Thuringia (d. 1765)
  • Feb 17 Ernst Gottlieb Baron, German lutenist and composer, born in Breslau, Silesia (d. 1760)
  • Feb 29 Esprit Antoine Blanchard, French composer, born in Pernes (d. 1770)
  • May 23 Johann Caspar Vogler, German composer and organist, born in Hausen, Schwarzburg-Arnstadt (d. 1763)
  • Aug 12 Maurice Greene, English composer, born in London (d. 1755)
  • Aug 31 Johann Paul Kunzen, composer
  • Nov 11 Andrea Zani, Italian composer and violinist, born in Casalmaggiore, Cremona Province (d. 1757)
  • Nov 15 Gerhardus Havingha, Dutch organist and composer, born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1753)