Musicians Born in 1756

  • Jan 22 Vincenzo Righini, Italian composer and singer, born in Bologna (d. 1812)

Wolfgang Amadeus MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Jan 27 Austrian musical prodigy and composer (The Marriage of Figaro; Jupiter Symphony), born in Salzburg, Austria

  • Jan 28 Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, German composer and lawyer, born in Homberg (d. 1792)
  • 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 (now Czech Republic) (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 Paul Wranitzky [Pavel Vranický], Moravian-Austrian composer, born in Neureisch (Nová Říše) in Habsburg Moravia (now Czechia) (d. 1808)