Composers in History (Part 5)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 7,419

  • 1674-11-04 Anton Englert, German composer and organist, born in Schweinfurt (d. 1751)
  • 1675-02-17 Johann Melchior Conradi, German composer, born in Oettingen (d. 1756)
  • 1675-02-26 Johann Philipp Treiber, German composer, born in Arnstadt (d. 1727)
  • 1675-03-17 Petrus Laurentius Wockenfuss, composer
  • 1675-07-12 Evaristo Felice dall'Abaco, Italian cellist and composer, born in Verona, Italy (d. 1742)
  • 1675-08-14 Johann Georg Christian Störl, composer, born in Kirchberg an der Jagst, Germany (d. 1719)
  • 1676-01-19 John Weldon, English composer, born in Chichester, England (d. 1736)
  • 1676-04-14 Ernst Christian Hesse, German composer, born in Großengottern, Germany (d. 1762)
  • 1676-06-06 Georg Riedel, German composer, born in Königsberg, Germany (d. 1738)
  • 1676-11-12 Giovanni Antonio Pollarolo, composer
  • 1676-12-11 Johann Georg Weichenberger, Austrian composer, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1740)
  • 1676-12-19 Louis-Nicholas Clerambault, French organist and composer, born in Paris, France (d.1749)
  • 1677-02-04 Johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (d. 1731)
  • 1677-02-26 Nicola Fago, Italian baroque composer, born in Taranto (d. 1745)
  • 1677-05-24 Alexandre de Villeneuve, French composer, born in Hyères, France (d. 1756)
  • 1677-09-27 Giovanni Carlo Maria Clari, Italian composer, born in Pisa, Italy (d. 1754)

Person of interestAntonio Vivaldi

1678-03-04 Antonio Vivaldi, Baroque violin virtuoso and composer (The Four Seasons), born in Venice, Venetian Republic (now Italy) (d. 1741)

Violin Virtuoso & Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Violin Virtuoso & Composer
Antonio Vivaldi
  • 1678-07-06 Nicola Francesco Haym, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1729)
  • 1678-12-30 William Croft, English composer and organist, born in Nether Ettington (d. 1727)
  • 1679-01-05 Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, Italian composer, born in Rome, Italy (d. 1750)
  • 1679-01-19 Girolamo Chiti, Italian composer and music theorist, born in Siena (d. 1759)
  • 1679-02-14 Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, German composer, born in Ostramondra, Thuringia, Germany (d. 1735)
  • 1679-02-24 Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer
  • 1679-05-12 Giovanni Antonio Ricieri, Italian composer and castrato (d. 1746)
  • 1679-09-28 Mihael Omerza, Slovenian composer, born in Kamnik, Slovekia (d. 1742)
  • 1679-10-16 Jan Dismas Zelenka, Bohemian composer born at Louňovice, Lands of the Bohemian Crown (d. 1745)
  • 1679-11-10 Johann Christian Schieferdecker, German composer, born in Teuchern, Germany (d. 1732)
  • 1679-12-24 Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian composer, born in Trani, Italy (d. 1744)
  • 1680-02-25 Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, Bohemian composer and patron (Gluck)
  • 1680-03-20 Baron Emanuele d' Astorga, Italian composer (Stabat mater)
  • 1680-05-05 Giuseppe Porsile, Neapolitan composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1750)
  • 1680-05-21 Frederich Karl Erbach, composer
  • 1680-10-21 Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer
  • 1680-11-18 Jean-Baptiste Loeillet, Flemish composer, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1730)
  • 1681-01-20 Francesco Bartolomeo Conti, Italian composer and mandolin player, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1732)
  • 1681-03-14 Georg Philipp Telemann, German late baroque composer, born in Magdeburg, Germany (d. 1767)
  • 1681-04-11 Anne Danican Philidor, French composer (Concert Spirituel), born in Paris (d. 1728)
  • 1681-08-22 Pierre Danican Philidor, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1731)
  • 1681-09-28 Johann Mattheson, German composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1764)
  • 1682-04-03 Johann Valentin Rathgeber, German benedictine and composer, born in Oberelsbach, Germany (d. 1750)
  • 1682-04-11 Jean-Joseph Mouret, French composer, born in Avignon, France (d. 1738)
  • 1682-09-13 Theodor Christlieb Reinhold, German composer, born in Eppendorf, Saxony, Germany (d. 1755)
  • 1683-01-06 Francois de La Croix, composer
  • 1683-01-10 Gasparo Visconti, Italian composer & violinist, born in Cremona, Italy (d. ~1713)
  • 1683-01-13 Johann Christoph Graupner, German harpsichordist and Baroque composer, born in Hartmannsdorf, Saxony (d. 1760)
  • 1683-03-11 Giovanni Veneziano, composer
  • 1683-04-17 Johann David Heinichen, German composer, born in Crössuln, Weissenfels, Germany (d. 1729)
  • 1683-08-24 Meinrad Spiess, German composer, born in Honsolgen (d. 1761)
  • 1683-09-25 Jean-Philippe Rameau, French composer (Traite), baptized in Dijon, France (d. 1764)
  • 1683-11-21 Johann Michael Müller, German organist and composer, born in Schmalkalden, Thuringia, Germany (d. 1743)
  • 1684-02-16 Bohuslav Matěj Černohorský, Nymburk, Bohemia, Czech monk/composer
  • 1684-03-26 Johann Graf, German composer, born in Nürnberg (d. 1750)
  • 1684-03-31 Francesco Durante, Neapolitan composer, and teacher, born in Frattamaggiore, Kingdom of Naples (now Italy) (d. 1755)
  • 1684-06-22 Francesco Onofrio Manfredini, composer
  • 1684-09-18 Johann Gottfried Walther, German composer and musicologist, born in Erfurt, Germany (d. 1748)
  • 1684-09-23 Johann Theodor Romhild, composer
  • 1684-10-05 Johann Jacob de Neufville, German composer, born in Nuremberg (d. 1712)
  • 1684-10-19 Johann Christoph Frauenholtz, Alsatian composer, baptized in Ahorn, Electorate of Bavaria (d. 1754)

Person of interestGeorge Frideric Handel

1685-02-23 George Frideric Handel, German-British baroque composer and organist (Messiah, Water Music), born in Halle, Duchy of Magdeburg, Germany (d. 1759)

Person of interestJohann Sebastian Bach

1685-03-31 Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer (Mattheus-Passion) [OS 21 Mar], born in Eisenach, Germany (d. 1750)

  • 1685-08-01 Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, Italian composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1748)
  • 1685-09-15 Gottfried Kirchhoff, German composer, born in Mühlbeck, Bitterfeld, Germany (d. 1746)
  • 1685-09-30 Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, Bohemian composer and choirmaster, born in Gossengrün, (d. 1734)
  • 1685-10-26 Domenico Scarlatti, Italian composer and harpsichordist (La Silvia), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1757)
  • 1685-12-12 Lodovico Giustini, Italian composer, born in Pistoia, Italy (d. 1743)
  • 1686-06-05 Cristoph Raupach, composer, born in Tønder, Denmark (d. 1758)
  • 1686-08-01 Benedetto Marcello, Italian author and composer (Lettera Famigliare), born in Venice, Italy (d. 1739)
  • 1686-08-17 Nicola Antonio Porpora, Italian composer and singing teacher, born in Naples (d. 1768)
  • 1686-08-19 Antonio Tonelli, Italian cellist and composer, born in Carpi, Italy (d. 1765)
  • 1686-08-29 Wilhelm Hieronymus Pachelbel, German composer, born in Erfurt, Germany (d. 1764)
  • 1686-10-12 Silvius Leopold Weiss, German composer and lutenist, born in Grodków, Poland (d. 1750)
  • 1686-10-22 Georg Balthasar Schott, German composer, born in Schönau, near Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany (d. 1736)
  • 1686-12-25 Giovanni Battista Somis, composer
  • 1687-02-01 Johann Adam Birkenstock, German composer and violinist, born in Alsfeld, Hessen (d. 1733)
  • 1687-03-30 Johann Balthasar Freisslich, composer
  • 1687-08-26 Willem de Fesch, Dutch violinist and composer (Joseph), born in Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands (d. 1761)
  • 1687-08-30 Francesco Maria Vallara, Italian composer, born in Parma, Italy (d. 1740)
  • 1687-09-09 Jean-Baptiste-Maurice Quinault, French composer, born in Verdun, France (d. 1745)
  • 1687-12-05 Francesco Geminiani, Italian violinist and composer, born in Lucca, Italy (d. 1762)
  • 1688-01-05 Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist and composer, born in Cadolzburg, Bavaria (d. 1755)
  • 1688-03-25 Johann Gotthilf Ziegler, German baroque composer and organist, born in Germany (d. 1747)
  • 1688-04-15 Johann Friedrich Fasch, German violinist and composer, born in Buttelstedt, Thuringia, Germany (d. 1758)
  • 1688-05-25 Christian August Jacobi, German composer, born in Grimma, Leipzig (d. 1725)
  • 1688-07-01 Johann Ludwig Steiner, Swiss composer, born in Zürich (d. 1761)
  • 1688-09-13 Luca Antonio Predieri, Italian composer and violinist, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1767)
  • 1688-10-17 Domenico Zipoli, Italian organist and composer, born in Prato (d. 1726)
  • 1688-11-11 Lorenzo Somis, Italian composer and violinist, born in Turin (d. 1775)
  • 1689-04-15 Ferdinand Zellbell the elder, Swedish composer (d. 1765)
  • 1689-08-21 José Pradas Gallén, Spanish composer, born in Villahermosa del Río, Spain (d. 1757)
  • 1689-10-28 Michel Mathieu, composer
  • 1689-11-03 Jan Josef Ignác Brentner, Bohemian composer, born in Dobřany, Bohemia (d. 1742)
  • 1689-12-23 Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, French Baroque composer, one of the 1st to work without patrons, born in Thionville, France (d. 1755)
  • 1690-01-13 Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel, German composer and librettist, born in Grünstädtel, Saxony (d. 1749)
  • 1690-02-01 Francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1768)
  • 1690-02-21 Christoph Stoltzenberg, composer
  • 1690-03-01 Conrad Beissel, German born American religious leader and composer (founded Ephrata community), born in Eberbach (d. 1768)
  • 1690-04-25 Gottlieb Theophil Muffat, German composer, born in Passau, Germany (d. 1770)
  • 1690-07-07 Johann Tobias Krebs, composer
  • 1690-08-09 Lorenzo Zavateri, Italian violinist and composer, born in Bologna (d. 1764)
  • 1690-09-15 Ignazio Prota, Italian composer, born in Naples (d. 1748)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 401 - 500 of 5,898

  • 1728-10-08 Anne Danican Philidor, French composer (Concert Spirituel), dies at 47
  • 1729-04-11 Manuel de Egues, composer, dies at 71
  • 1729-06-27 Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, French harpsichordist, organist, singer, and composer (Les pièces de clavessin; Céphale et Procris), dies at 74
  • 1729-07-16 Johann David Heinichen, German composer, dies at 46
  • 1729-08-11 Nicola Francesco Haym, Italian composer, dies at 51
  • 1729-12-01 Christian Ludwig Boxberg, German composer, dies at 59
  • 1730-07-19 Jean-Baptiste Loeillet, Flemish composer, dies at 49
  • 1730-08-10 Sebastien de Brossard, French composer and music theorist, dies at 74
  • 1730-08-17 Mauritius Vogt, German composer, dies at 61
  • 1730-08-31 Gottfried Finger, Czech composer (b. 1660?)
  • 1731-02-20 Frederich Karl Erbach, composer, dies at 50
  • 1731-02-27 Angelo Predieri, composer, dies at 76
  • 1731-04-10 Maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, composer, dies at 58
  • 1731-05-01 Johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (b. 1677)
  • 1731-08-17 Johann Augustin Kobelius, German Baroque composer, dies at 57
  • 1731-09-01 Pierre Danican Philidor, French composer, dies at 50
  • 1731-11-02 Johann Matthias Leffloth, composer, dies at 26
  • 1732-02-17 Louis Marchand, French Baroque musician and composer, dies at 63
  • 1732-03-05 Joseph François Salomon, French composer, dies at 82
  • 1732-04-05 Johann Christian Schieferdecker, German composer, dies at 52
  • 1732-04-23 Cajetan Kolberer, German composer, dies at 63
  • 1732-05-13 Theodor Schwartzkopff, German composer, dies at 72
  • 1732-07-20 Francesco Bartolomeo Conti, composer, dies at 51
  • 1732-09-17 Josef Antonín Plánický, Czech composer, dies at 40
  • 1732-12-14 Johann Philipp Fortsch, German composer, dies at 80
  • 1732-12-18 Johann Valentin Eckelt, German composer, dies at 59
  • 1733-02-26 Johann Adam Birkenstock, German composer and violinist, dies at 46
  • 1733-05-18 Georg Bohm, German organist & composer, dies at 71
  • 1733-09-11 François Couperin, French composer and organist (Les Concerts Royaux), dies at 64
  • 1733-09-25 Georg Motz, composer, dies at 79
  • 1733-10-26 Antonio Veracini, Italian violinist and Baroque composer, dies at 74
  • 1734-03-08 Carolomannus Pachschmidt, Austrian composer, dies at 33
  • 1734-03-21 Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer, dies at 48
  • 1734-07-06 Nicolas Bernier, French composer, dies at 69
  • 1734-12-21 Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54
  • 1735-01-12 John Eccles, English composer (b. 1668)
  • 1735-02-24 Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, German composer, dies at 56
  • 1735-06-06 Georg Osterreich, composer, dies at 71
  • 1735-06-22 Pirro Capacelli, Italian aristocrat and composer, dies at 71
  • 1735-07-18 Johann Krieger, German organist and composer, dies at 83
  • 1736-01-07 Ceslav Vanura, composer, dies at 41
  • 1736-03-16 Giovanni B Pergolesi, Italian composer (Stabat Mater), dies at 26
  • 1736-03-26 Georg Balthasar Schott, German composer, dies at 49
  • 1736-04-08 Pedro Vaz Rego, Portuguese composer, dies at 63
  • 1736-05-07 John Weldon, English composer, dies at 60
  • 1736-12-26 Antonio Caldara, composer, dies
  • 1737-02-28 Hercule Brehy, Flemish composer and organist, dies at 63
  • 1737-09-22 Francesco Mancini, composer, dies at 65
  • 1737-09-22 Michel Pignolet de Monteclair, French composer, dies at 69
  • 1738-01-06 Franz Xaver Murschhauser, German composer and theorist, dies at 74
  • 1738-01-17 Jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies
  • 1738-02-05 Georg Reidel, German composer, dies at 61
  • 1738-02-12 James Sherard, English amateur composer, dies at 71
  • 1738-03-25 Turlough O'Carolan, Irish harper and composer (b. 1670)
  • 1738-07-15 Antonio Maria Pacchioni, Baroque composer, dies at 84
  • 1738-08-29 Georg Reutter, Austrian composer and organist, dies at 81
  • 1738-12-13 Gotthard Wagner, German composer, dies at 59
  • 1738-12-22 Jean-Joseph Mouret, French composer, dies at 56
  • 1739-07-24 Benedetto Marcello, Italian author and composer (Lettera Famigliare), dies on 53rd birthday
  • 1739-09-12 Reinhard Keiser, German conductor/composer (Markus-Passion), dies at 65
  • 1739-11-12 Ludwig Ernst, German composer, dies at 71
  • 1740-01-02 Johann Georg Weichenberger, Austrian composer, dies at 63
  • 1740-01-05 Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72
  • 1740-02-09 Vincenz Lubeck, German composer, dies at 85
  • 1741-02-13 Johann Joseph Fux, Austrian composer/music theorist, dies at about 80
  • 1741-06-22 Joseph-Hector Fiocco, Belgian composer, dies at 38

Person of interestAntonio Vivaldi

1741-07-28 Antonio Vivaldi, Italian Baroque composer (The Four Seasons), dies at 63

Violin Virtuoso & Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Violin Virtuoso & Composer
Antonio Vivaldi
  • 1742-01-06 Johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies
  • 1742-04-13 Giovanni Veneziano, Italian composer, dies at 59
  • 1742-04-23 Mihael Omerza, Slovenian composer, dies at 62
  • 1742-06-28 Jan Josef Ignác Brentner, Bohemian composer, dies at 52
  • 1742-07-01 Bohuslav Matěj Černohorský, Czech monk and composer, dies at 58
  • 1742-07-12 Evaristo Felice dall'Abaco, Italian cellist and composer, dies on 67th birthday
  • 1742-08-25 José António Carlos de Seixas, Portuguese composer, dies at 38
  • 1743-02-01 Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni, Italian composer, dies at 85
  • 1743-02-07 Lodovico Giustini, Italian composer, dies at 57
  • 1743-06-25 Václav Matyáš Gurecký, Bohemian composer dies at 37
  • 1743-09-14 Johann Michael Müller, German organist and composer, dies at 59
  • 1743-11-05 Andreas Benedikt Praelisauer, German choirmaster and composer, dies at 44
  • 1744-01-15 Charles-Hubert Gervais, composer, dies at 72
  • 1744-01-25 Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer, dies at 64
  • 1744-02-15 František Václav Míča, Czech conductor and composer, dies at 49
  • 1744-06-14 Andre Campra, French composer, dies at 83
  • 1744-08-19 Carlo Arrigoni, Italian composer and musician, dies at 46
  • 1744-10-31 Leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, Italian opera composer, dies at 50
  • 1745-02-05 Coelestin Praelisauer, German organist, composer, and monk, dies at 49
  • 1745-02-18 Nicola Fago, Italian baroque composer, dies at 67
  • 1745-05-09 Tomaso Antonio Vitali, Italian composer & violinist, dies at 82
  • 1745-06-22 Hubert Renotte, Flemish composer and organist, dies at 41
  • 1745-08-30 Jean-Baptiste-Maurice Quinault, French composer, dies at 57
  • 1745-10-10 Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer and organist, dies at 52
  • 1745-12-05 Christoph Förster, German composer, dies at 52
  • 1745-12-22 Jan Dismas Zelenka, Bohemian composer, dies at 66
  • 1746-01-05 Anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, German organist and composer, dies at 53
  • 1746-01-21 Gottfried Kirchhoff, German composer, dies at 60
  • 1746-05-15 Giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer, dies at 67
  • 1746-05-30 Giovanni Antonio Pollarolo, composer, dies at 69
  • 1746-08-27 Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer, composer, dies
  • 1747-06-06 Jean Barriere, French composer and cellist, dies at 40
  • 1747-06-19 Alessandro Marcello, composer, dies at 74

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