On This Day

Musicians Born in 1743

  • Jan 20 Pascal Boyer, French composer, born in Tarascon, Provence, France (d. 1794)
  • Feb 19 [Ridolfo] Luigi Boccherini, Italian composer, cellist (Minuet)
  • Mar 8 Bendix Friedrich Zinck, German composer, born in Husum, Holstein, Germany (d. 1801)
  • Jun 20 Anna Laetitia Barbauld, English poet and writer of hymns (Life! I Know Not What Thou Art), born in Kibworth Harcourt, Leicestershire, England (d. 1825)
  • Jun 30 Niels Schiørring, Danish musician and composer, born in Favrskov Municipality, Denmark (d. 1798)
  • Sep 30 Jeronymo Francisco de Lima, Portuguese composer (Dixit Dominus), born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1822)
  • Oct 5 Giuseppe Gazzaniga, Italian composer, born in Verona, Italy (d. 1818)
  • Dec 6 Franz Nikolaus Novotny, Austrian composer, born in Eisenstadt, Austria (d. 1773)