On This Day

Musicians Born in 1737

  • Jan 12 Brizio Petrucci, Italian composer, born in Massalom-barda, Ravenna, Papal State (d. 1838)
  • Mar 9 Josef Mysliveček, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1781)
  • Mar 28 Francesco Zannetti, Italian composer, born in Volterra (d. 1788)
  • Apr 10 Francois Giroust, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1799)
  • May 3 Friedrich Schwindl, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1786)
  • May 23 Louis François Chambray, French composer, born in Château de Chambray, Evreux, France (d. 1807)
  • Jul 2 François Léonard Rouwyzer, Dutch composer, born in Maastricht (d. 1827)
  • Aug 19 Johann Georg Christoph Schetky, German cellist and composer, born in Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1824)
  • Sep 5 Johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann, German composer, born in Celle, Germany (d. 1792)
  • Sep 14 Michael Haydn, Austrian composer, born in Rohrau, Austria (d. 1806)

Francis Hopkinson

Sep 21 Francis Hopkinson, American author and composer (designed the first American flag), born in Philadelphia, British America (d. 1791)

  • Oct 2 Franz Schneider, Austrian organist and composer, baptized in Pulkau (d. 1812)
  • Oct 22 Vincenzo Manfredini, Italian harpsichordist, composer, and music theorist, born in Pistoia, Grand Duchy of Tuscany (now Italy) (d. 1799)
  • Nov 25 Christian Friedrich Penzel, German musician and composer, born in Oelsnitz, Germany (d. 1801)
  • Dec 8 Robert Kimmerling, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1799)