On This Day

Birthdays in Music in September 1737

Birthdays in Music

  • 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)

Person of interestFrancis Hopkinson

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

Designer of the American Flag Francis Hopkinson
Designer of the American Flag
Francis Hopkinson