On This Day

Birthdays in Music in 1744

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 9 Amos Bull, early American composer (The Responsary)
  • May 3 Friedrich Wilhelm Weis, German physician and composer, born in Göttingen, Germany (d. 1826)
  • May 4 Marianne Martinez, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1812)
  • May 18 Joseph Beer, Bohemia clarinetist/composer (5th clarinet flap)
  • Jun 18 Georg Augustin Holler, German composer (d. 1814)
  • Jul 20 Henri Hamal, composer, born in Liege (d. 1810)
  • Aug 11 Johann Gottlieb Schwencke, composer
  • Sep 15 Georg Ritschel, composer
  • Oct 4 Domenico Corri, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1825)
  • Nov 26 Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, German composer, born in Erlangen, Bavaria (d. 1785)
  • Dec 8 Pierre Joseph Candielle, composer