On This Day

Musicians Born in 1719

  • Mar 30 John Hawkins, England, wrote 1st history of music
  • Apr 17 Christian Gottfried Krause, German composer, born in Wińsko, Poland (d. 1770)
  • Sep 3 Ferdinand Zellbell the younger, Swedish composer and co-founder of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1780)
  • Oct 26 Joaquín Martínez de Oxinagas, composer, born in Bilbao, Basque Country (d. 1789)
  • Nov 10 Georg Philipp Kress, German violinist and composer, born in Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1779)
  • Nov 14 Johann Georg Leopold Mozart, composer
  • Dec 24 Johann Christoph Altnikol, German organist, bass singer, composer, and J.S. Bach's son-in-law and copyist, born in Berna bei Seidenberg, Oberlausitz (now Sulików, Poland) (d. 1759)