On This Day

Musicians Born in 1746

  • Jan 11 Frantisek Adam Mica, composer
  • Feb 27 Gian Francesco Fortunati, Italian opera composer and maestro di cappella of Parma, born in Parma, Duchy of Parma (now Italy) (d. 1821)
  • Mar 13 Maurus Haberhauer, Czech composer, born in Svitavy, Czech Republic (d. 1799)
  • Mar 17 Jan Dawid Holland, Polish composer (d. 1827)
  • Mar 27 Augustin Ullinger, German composer, born in Ranoldsberg, Upper Bavaria (d. 1781)
  • May 13 Oliver Brownson, American composer, and music publisher, mostly of hymns, born in Bolton, Connecticut (d. 1815)
  • May 19 Johann Friedrich Peter, composer
  • Jun 3 James Hook, English composer, born in Norwich (d. 1827)
  • Jun 24 Jean-Baptiste Rochefort, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1819)
  • Jul 2 Hardenack Otto Conrad Zinck, German-Danish composer, born in Husum, Germany (d. 1832)
  • Jul 7 Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith, composer
  • Sep 28 Giovanni Punto [Jan Václav Stich], Bohemian horn player and composer, born in Žehušice, Bohemia (now Czech Republic) (d. 1803)
  • Sep 29 Ernst Ludwig Gerber, German organist, composer and musicologist, born in Sondershausen, Germany (d. 1819)
  • Oct 7 William Billings, American hymn composer (Rose of Sharon), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1800)
  • Oct 27 Georg Anton Kreusser, German composer, born in Triefenstein, Germany (d. 1810)
  • Nov 15 Joseph Quesnel, French Canadian composer and playwright (Colas et Colinette), born in Saint-Malo, France (d. 1809)