On This Day

Birthdays in Music in 1784

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 1 William Beale, composer
  • Jan 27 Martin-Joseph Mengal, composer
  • Jan 29 Ferdinand Ries, composer
  • Jan 31 Carl Wilhelm Henning, composer
  • Feb 3 John Fane graaf van Westmorland, English (opera)composer/diplomat
  • Feb 27 Job Plimpton, composer
  • Apr 5 Louis Spohr, German violin virtuoso and composer (Faust), born in Braunschweig, Germany (d. 1859)
  • Jul 27 George Onslow, English-French composer (chamber music), born in Clermont-Ferrand, France (d. 1853)
  • Sep 7 František Max Kníže, Czech composer, born in Drahelčice Czech Republic (d. 1840)
  • Oct 15 Thomas Hastings, American composer, born in Washington, Connecticut (d. 1872)
  • Nov 28 Ferdinand Reis, composer
  • Dec 1 Francois Henri Joseph Castil-Blaze, composer