On This Day

Musicians Born in 1756

  • Jan 22 Vincenzo Righini, composer

Person of interestWolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Jan 27 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian musical prodigy and composer (Figaro), born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1791)

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Jan 28 Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer
  • Jan 30 Josef Preindl, Austrian organist & composer, born in Marbach on the Danube, Lower Austria (d. 1823)
  • Feb 9 Karel Blazej Kopriva, Czech organist and composer, born in Cítoliby, Czech Republic (d. 1785)
  • Mar 5 Thomas Linley the younger, English composer and musician "English Mozart" (d. 1778)
  • Mar 18 Johann Christoph Vogel, German composer, born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1788)
  • Apr 8 Joseph Gehot, Belgian composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1820)
  • Apr 23 Alexander Reinagle, English-American composer, born in Portsmouth, England (d. 1809)
  • May 13 Wojciech Żywny, Polish pianist, composer, and Chopin's first piano teacher, born in Mšeno, Bohemia (d. 1842)
  • May 23 Nicolas-Joseph Hüllmandel, Alsatian composer, born in Strasbourg, France (d. 1823)
  • Jun 20 Joseph Martin Kraus, German composer, born in Miltenberg am Main, Bavaria (d. 1792)
  • Aug 20 Bernardo Bittoni, Italian composer, born in Fabriano, Italy (d. 1829)
  • Sep 8 Anton Teyber, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1822)
  • Oct 2 Józef Javurek, Polish-Russian composer, born in Benešov, Czech Republic (d. 1840)
  • Nov 30 Ernst Chladni, German physicist and musician (Estimating the speed of sound Chladni's law), born in Wittenberg, Electorate of Saxony (d. 1827)
  • Dec 21 Thomas Anton Kunz, Czech composer, born in Prague, Czech Republic (d. 1830)
  • Dec 30 Pavel Vranicky, composer