On This Day

Birthdays in Music in 1787

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 8 Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer
  • Feb 13 James P Carrell, composer
  • Aug 15 Alexander Aliabiev, Russian composer remembered as one of the fathers of Russian art song, born in Tobolsk, Siberia (d. 1851)
  • Sep 1 John Bake, classical composer
  • Oct 30 Karl Guhr, German composer (d. 1848)
  • Nov 17 Michele Carafa, composer
  • Nov 25 Franz Xaver Gruber, Austrian organist and composer (Silent Night), born in Hochberg, Austria (d. 1863)
  • Nov 27 Christian Rummel, composer
  • Dec 1 Pavel Ivanovich Dulgorukov, composer