On This Day

Birthdays in Music in 1785

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 6 Karol Kurpiński, Polish composer and conductor (Pygmalion), born in Włoszakowice, Poland (d. 1857)
  • Mar 19 Pierre-Joseph-Guillaume Zimmermann, composer
  • Apr 4 Bettina von Arnim, German writer and composer of the Romantic era (This Book Belongs to the King), born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1859)
  • Apr 19 Alexandre Pierre François Boëly, French composer, born in Versailles, France (d. 1858)
  • Sep 25 George Pinto, English composer, born in London (d. 1806)
  • Nov 2 Frederich Kalkbrenner, German-French pianist and composer, born in Kassel, Germany (d. 1849)
  • Nov 2 Johann Leopold Fuchs, German pianist and composer, born in Dessau (d. 1853)