On This Day

Birthdays in Music in 1786

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 3 [Johann Christian] Friedrich Schneider, German composer and conductor (d. 1853)
  • Apr 18 Franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, Swiss composer, born in Lucerne, Switzerland (d. 1868)
  • Jul 25 Giacomo Cordella, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1846)
  • Sep 11 Friedrich Kuhlau, German-Danish opera composer, born in Lüneburg, Germany (d. 1832)
  • Sep 27 José Mariano Elízaga, Mexican composer, born in Morelia, Mexico (d. 1842)
  • Nov 7 Francisco Andrevi y Castellar, Spanish choirmaster and composer, born in Sanaüja, Spain (d. 1853)
  • Nov 10 Carl Eberwein, German composer and violinist, born in Weimar, Germany (d. 1868)
  • Nov 18 Henry Rowley Bishop, British composer/conductor
  • Nov 18 Carl Maria von Weber, German romantic composer (Der Freischutz), [or 19]
  • Dec 20 Pietro Raimondi, Italian composer, born in Rome, Italy (d. 1853)