On This Day

Musicians Born in 1793

  • Jan 18 William Henry Havergal, British composer, hymn writer, and Anglican clergyman, born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England (d. 1870)
  • Feb 6 Pietro Rovelli, Italian composer, born in Parma, Italy (d. 1838)
  • Mar 6 Bernhard Joseph Klein, German sacred and secular music composer, and educator, born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1832)
  • Mar 12 Augustin-Philippe Peellaert, Belgian military officer, painter, composer, and librettist, born in Bruges, Belgium (d. 1876)
  • Jul 2 Antoine Prumier, French harpist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1868)
  • Jul 4 Franz Pecháček, Austrian-German composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1840)
  • Jul 23 Joseph Hartmann Stuntz, Swiss composer, born in Arlesheim, Switzerland (d. 1859)
  • Jul 30 Joseph-François Snel, Belgian composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1861)
  • Aug 10 Heinrich August Neithardt, composer
  • Nov 28 Carl Jonas Love Almquist, Swedish composer (Tornrosens Buck), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1866)
  • Dec 11 Pietro Antonio Coppola, Italian composer, born in Enna, Italy (d. 1877)
  • Dec 26 Franz Hünten, German pianist and composer, born in Koblenz, Germany (d. 1819)