On This Day

Musicians Born in 1744

  • 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, Belgian organist and composer, born in Liège (d. 1820)
  • Aug 11 Johann Gottlieb Schwencke, German bassonist, born in Breitenau, Saxony
  • 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 Candeille, French composer, born in Estaires, France (d. 1827)