On This Day

Musicians Born in 1750

  • Jan 11 Johann Jakob Walder, composer
  • Jan 25 Johann Gottfried Vierling, German organist & composer, born in Metzels, Germany (d. 1813)
  • Feb 10 Stanislao Mattei, Italian composer, teacher, musicologist, and monk (born in Bologna, Papal States (d. 1825)
  • Mar 23 Johannes Matthias Sperger, Austrian double bassist and composer, born in Feldsberg, Lower Austria (now Valtice, Czech Republic) (d. 1812)
  • Mar 30 John Stafford Smith, composer
  • Apr 28 Paul Ignaz Kürzinger, Bavarian composer, born in Mergentheim, Württemberg
  • May 8 Elias Mann, American composer, born in Weymouth, Massachusetts (d. 1825)
  • Jun 3 Frédéric Thiéme, French composer, born in Reims, France (d. 1802)
  • Jun 17 Michel Woldemar, French violinist and composer, born in Orléans, France (d. 1815)
  • Jul 19 Alessio Prati, Italian composer, born in Ferrara, Italy (d. 1788)
  • Aug 10 Daniel Gottlob Türk, German organist and composer, born in Claußnitz, Saxony (d. 1813)

Antonio Salieri

Aug 18 Antonio Salieri, Italian composer (Tarare), born in Legnago, Republic of Venice (d. 1825)

  • Sep 2 Pehr Frigel, Swedish composer, born in Kalmar (d. 1842)
  • Nov 27 Anton Thadaus Johann Nepomuk Stamitz, German violinist and composer, baptised in Deutschbrod, Bohemia (now Havlíčkův Brod, Czech Republic), (d. between 1798–1809)
  • Dec 3 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, German composer, born in Würzburg, Germany (d. 1817)
  • Dec 25 John Christmas Beckwith, British organist and composer (The First Verse of Every Psalm of David with an Ancient or Modern Chant), born in Norwich, England (d. 1809)