On This Day

Birthdays in Music in 1740

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 3 Guillaume Lasceux, composer
  • Feb 12 Matej Sojka, Bohemian composer, born in VilĂ©mov (d. 1817)
  • Feb 15 Ernst Eichner, composer
  • Mar 19 Johann Georg Roser, composer
  • Mar 19 Joseph F Weigl, German/Austrian(?), violin cellist
  • Mar 24 John Antes, American composer and missionary, born in Frederick, Pennsylvania (d. 1811)
  • Apr 4 Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer
  • May 9 Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville), born in Roccaforzata, Taranto, Italy (d. 1816)
  • Jun 8 Gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer, born in Quinzano d'Oglio, Italy (d. 1809)
  • Jun 11 Luigi Gatti, Italian composer, born in Lazise, Verona (d. 1817)
  • Aug 10 Samuel Arnold, composer
  • Oct 8 Michel-Julien Mathieu, French composer, born in Fontainebleau, France (d. 1777)
  • Oct 26 Ernest Louis Muller, Polish composer and flautist, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1811)
  • Dec 13 Franz Xaver Schnitzer, German composer, born in Bad Wurzach, Germany (d. 1785)