On This Day

Musicians Born in 1742

  • Jan 15 Eugene Godecharle, Belgian violinist & composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1798)
  • Jan 26 Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, German composer, born in Hanover (d. 1806)
  • Mar 4 Johann Heinrich Egli, composer
  • Apr 24 Roman Hoffstetter, German classical composer, born in Weikersheim, Germany (d. 1815)
  • May 8 Jean-Baptiste Krumpholtz, Czech composer, born in Budenice, Zlonice, Czech Republic (d. 1790)
  • Jun 22 Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, German composer, born in Schleiz (d. 1801)
  • Jul 19 Jean-Baptiste Davaux, French classical composer, born in La Côte-Saint-André, France (d. 1822)
  • Aug 14 Marie Allard, French ballerina (Auguste Vestris), born in Marseille, France (d. 1802)
  • Nov 18 Félix Máximo López, Spanish composer, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1821)
  • Nov 21 Alessandro Felici, Italian composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1772)