On This Day

Birthdays in Music in 1774

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 24 Karl Moser, German composer and violinist, born in Berlin (1851)
  • Feb 16 Pierre Rode, French composer and violinist, born in Bordeaux, Aquitaine (d. 1830)
  • Mar 5 Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer
  • Mar 20 John Braham, English tenor singer and composer, born in London (d. 1856)
  • Apr 17 Vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, Czech composer, born in Skuteč, Bohemia (d. 1850)
  • Oct 7 Ferdinando Orlandi, composer
  • Nov 14 Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, composer
  • Nov 15 William Horsley, composer
  • Dec 20 Guillaume-Perre-Antoine Gatayes, French composer & guitarist, born in Paris, France