On This Day

Birthdays in Music in 1742

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 15 Eugene Godecharle, composer
  • 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, composer
  • 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 Felix Maximo Lopez, composer
  • Nov 21 Alessandro Felici, composer