Composers in History (Part 9)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 7,000

  • 1732-02-05 Nathanael Gottfried Gruner, composer
  • 1732-02-25 Robert Hudson, British composer, born in London, England (d. 1815)
  • 1732-03-24 Gian Francesco de Majo, composer
  • 1732-03-31 Franz Joseph Haydn, prominent composer of the classical period (The Creation/Die Schopfung), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1732-05-17 Francesco Pasquale Ricci, Italian composer, born in Como, Italy (d. 1817)
  • 1732-06-21 Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, composer and 5th son of Johann Sebastian Bach, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1795)
  • 1732-09-01 Johann Gottlieb Sollner, composer
  • 1732-09-01 Thomas Erskine 6th Earl of Kellie, Scottish composer and musician, born in Kellie Castle, Scotland (d. 1781)
  • 1732-11-27 Johann Joseph Emmert, German composer, born in Kitzingen, Würzburg, Germany (d. 1809)
  • 1732-12-13 Jean-Claude Trial, French composer, born in Avignon, France (d. 1771)
  • 1733-01-15 Joseph Lederer, German composer, born in Swabia (d. 1796)
  • 1733-01-17 Thomas Linley the elder, English composer and tenor, born in Badminton, Gloucestershire (d. 1795)
  • 1733-04-02 Giacomo Tritto, Italian composer, born in Altamura, Italy (d. 1824)
  • 1733-04-15 Johann Heinrich Zang, German composer and organist, born in Zella St Blasii, Germany (d. 1811)
  • 1733-08-24 David Traugott Nicolai, German composer, born in Görlitz, Germany (d. 1799)
  • 1733-09-22 Anton Filtz [Fils], German composer, born in Eichstätt (d. 1760)
  • 1733-10-03 François Krafft, Belgian composer, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1733-10-28 Ignaz Franz von Beecke, German composer, born in Wimpfen, Germany (d. 1803)
  • 1734-01-13 Luca Sorkocevic, composer
  • 1734-01-17 Francois-Joseph Gossec, Belgian-French composer (Les Pêcheurs, Mirza)
  • 1734-01-31 Julien-Amable Mathieu, composer
  • 1734-02-20 Franz Ignaz Beck, composer
  • 1734-03-18 Joseph Schmitt, composer
  • 1734-06-15 Johann Ernst Altenburg, German composer, organist and trumpeter, born in Weißenfels (d. 1801)
  • 1734-06-28 Jean-Jacques Beauvarlet-Charpentier, French composer, born in Abbeville, Hauts-de-France, France (d. 1794)
  • 1734-07-27 Jakob Zupan, Slovenian composer, born in Schrott, Upper Styria (d. 1810)
  • 1734-09-05 Jean-Benjamin de La Borde, French composer, born in Paris, France (d. 1794)
  • 1734-11-25 Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Wenkel, German composer, born in Niedergebra, Nordhausen, Germany (d. 1792)
  • 1734-12-16 Georg Peter Weimar, composer
  • 1734-12-18 Jean-Baptiste Rey, composer
  • 1735-01-21 Johann Gottfried Eckard, composer
  • 1735-02-10 Johann Christoph Kuhnau, composer
  • 1735-02-25 Ernst Wilhelm Wolf, German composer, born in Grossen Behringen, Thuringia (d. 1792)
  • 1735-03-09 August Bernhard Valentin Herbing, German organist and composer, born in Halberstadt, Germany (d. 1766)
  • 1735-04-02 Christian Gotthilf Tag, German composer, born in Beierfeld, Germany (d. 1811)
  • 1735-04-02 Franz Volrath Buttstett, German composer, born in Erfurt, Germany (d. 1814)
  • 1735-04-11 Pierre Nicolas La Houssaye, French violinist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1818)
  • 1735-04-23 Ildephons Haas, German composer, born in Offenburg, Germany (d. 1791)
  • 1735-05-13 Horace Coignet, composer
  • 1735-06-06 Anton Schweitzer, German composer, born in Coburg, Germany (d. 1787)
  • 1735-06-25 Benvenuto Robbio San Raffaele, Italian composer, born in Chieri, Turin, Italy (d. 1797)
  • 1735-07-01 James Lyon, American composer, born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1794)
  • 1735-07-19 Garret Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington, Anglo-Irish composer, born in Dangan Castle, County Meath, Ireland (d. 1781)
  • 1735-07-23 Johannes Herbst, German composer, born in Kempten, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1812)
  • 1735-09-05 Johann Christian Bach (English Bach), German composer, 11th son of Johann Sebastian Bach, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1782)
  • 1735-10-01 Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, German composer, born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1800)
  • 1735-10-30 Edward Miller, English composer, born in Norwich, England (d. 1807)
  • 1736-02-03 Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austria organist/composer
  • 1736-05-24 Juan de Sesé y Balaguer, Aragonese composer, born in Calanda, Aragon, Spain (d. 1801)
  • 1736-06-07 Karl Frieberth, Austrian composer, born in Wullersdorf, Austria (d. 1816)
  • 1736-08-15 Johann Christoph Kellner, German organist and composer, born in Gräfenroda, Thuringia, Germany (d. 1803)
  • 1736-09-08 Bernardo Ottani, Italian composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1827)
  • 1736-11-18 Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch, German composer, born in Zerbst, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany (d. 1800)
  • 1737-01-12 Brizio Petrucci, composer
  • 1737-03-09 Josef Mysliveček, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1781)
  • 1737-03-28 Francesco Zannetti, Italian composer, born in Volterra (d. 1788)
  • 1737-04-10 Francois Giroust, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1799)
  • 1737-05-03 Friedrich Schwindl, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1786)
  • 1737-05-23 Louis François Chambray, French composer, born in Château de Chambray, Evreux, France (d. 1807)
  • 1737-07-02 François Léonard Rouwyzer, composer, born in Maastricht (d. 1827)
  • 1737-08-19 Johann Georg Christoph Schetky, German cellist and composer, born in Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1824)
  • 1737-09-05 Johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann, German composer, born in Celle, Germany (d. 1792)
  • 1737-09-14 Michael Haydn, Austrian composer, born in Rohrau, Austria (d. 1806)

Person of interestFrancis Hopkinson

1737-09-21 Francis Hopkinson, American author and composer (designed the first American flag), born in Philadelphia, British America (d. 1791)

Designer of the American Flag Francis Hopkinson
Designer of the American Flag
Francis Hopkinson
  • 1737-10-02 Franz Schneider, Austrian organist and composer, baptized in Pulkau (d. 1812)
  • 1737-10-22 Vincenzo Manfredini, Italian composer, born in Pistoia, Florence (d. 1799)
  • 1737-11-25 Christian Friedrich Penzel, German musician and composer, born in Oelsnitz, Germany (d. 1801)
  • 1737-12-08 Robert Kimmerling, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1799)
  • 1738-04-17 Philip Hayes, English composer, born in Oxford (d. 1797)
  • 1738-05-04 Josef Kohaut, Czech composer, born in Žatec, Czech Republic (d. 1777)
  • 1738-05-27 Bonaventura Furlanetto, Italian composer, born in Venice (d. 1817)
  • 1738-06-03 Johann Christoph Oley, German composer, born in Bernburg, Saxony-Anhalt (baptism date) (d. 1789)
  • 1738-06-29 Constantin Reindl, German composer, born in Jettenhofen, Oberpfalz, Germany (d. 1799)
  • 1738-10-14 Giovanni Zanotti, Italian composer, born in Bologna (d. 1817)
  • 1738-12-14 Jan Antonín Koželuh, Czech composer, born in Velvary, Czech Republic (d. 1814)
  • 1738-12-28 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer
  • 1739-02-07 Joseph Pouteau, composer
  • 1739-03-20 Eligio Celestino, composer
  • 1739-05-12 Johann Baptist Wanhal [Jan Krtitel], Czech composer (d. 1813)
  • 1739-07-06 Friedrich Wilhelm Rust, German violinist and composer, born in Wörlitz, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1796)
  • 1739-07-29 Johannes Ritschel, composer
  • 1739-08-27 Michel-Richard Delalande, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1812)
  • 1739-09-07 Joseph Legros, French singer and composer who was the most prominent haute-contres of his generation, born in Monampteuil, France (d. 1793)
  • 1739-09-13 Giuseppe Sigismondo, Italian historian and composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1826)
  • 1739-10-27 Franz Ignaz Kaa, German composer, born in Offenburg, Baden-Württemberg (d. 1818)
  • 1739-11-02 Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1799)
  • 1740-02-03 Guillaume Lasceux, composer
  • 1740-02-12 Matej Sojka, Bohemian composer, born in Vilémov (d. 1817)
  • 1740-02-15 Ernst Eichner, German composer and bassoonist, born in Arolsen (d. 1777)
  • 1740-03-19 Johann Georg Roser, composer
  • 1740-03-24 John Antes, American composer and missionary, born in Frederick, Pennsylvania (d. 1811)
  • 1740-04-04 Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer
  • 1740-05-09 Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville), born in Roccaforzata, Taranto, Italy (d. 1816)
  • 1740-06-08 Gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer, born in Quinzano d'Oglio, Italy (d. 1809)
  • 1740-06-11 Luigi Gatti, Italian composer, born in Lazise, Verona (d. 1817)
  • 1740-08-10 Samuel Arnold, composer
  • 1740-10-08 Michel-Julien Mathieu, French composer, born in Fontainebleau, France (d. 1777)
  • 1740-10-26 Ernest Louis Muller, Polish composer and flautist, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1811)
  • 1740-12-13 Franz Xaver Schnitzer, German composer, born in Bad Wurzach, Germany (d. 1785)
  • 1741-02-08 Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 801 - 900 of 5,516

  • 1790-06-08 Charles-Joseph van Helmont, composer, dies at 75
  • 1790-07-31 Johann Christian Frischmuth, German composer, dies at 48
  • 1790-09-03 Thomas Norris, English composer, dies at 49
  • 1790-12-16 Ludwig August Lebrun, German composer, dies at 38

Person of interestFrancis Hopkinson

1791-05-09 Francis Hopkinson, American author and composer (designed the first American flag), dies from an apoplectic seizure at 53

Designer of the American Flag Francis Hopkinson
Designer of the American Flag
Francis Hopkinson
  • 1791-05-28 Joseph Schmitt, German Dutch composer, dies at 57
  • 1791-05-30 Ildephons Haas, German composer, dies at 56
  • 1791-08-25 Pietro Domenico Paradisi, composer, dies

Person of interestWolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1791-12-05 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian musical prodigy and composer (Figaro), dies at 35

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • 1792-01-10 Jean-Louis Laruette, composer, dies at 60
  • 1792-04-25 Johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann, German composer, dies at 54
  • 1792-04-30 Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer, dies at 36
  • 1792-05-03 Carlo Zuccari, Italian composer and violinist, dies at 87
  • 1792-06-30 Francesco Antonio Rosetti, composer, dies
  • 1792-08-02 Nathanael Gottfried Gruner, composer, dies at 60
  • 1792-08-17 Jan Jachym Kopriva, Czech composer and organist, dies at 38
  • 1792-11-30 Ernst William Wolf, composer, dies at 57
  • 1792-12-15 Joseph Martin Kraus, composer, dies at 36
  • 1793-03-21 Johann Michael Schmidt, composer, dies at 51
  • 1793-04-09 Ernestus Weinrauch, composer, dies at 62
  • 1793-04-30 Lorenzo Fago, Italian composer and teacher, dies at 88
  • 1793-05-07 Pietro Nardini, Italian composer, dies at 71
  • 1793-05-13 Martin Gerbert, German composer, music historian and abbot, dies at 72
  • 1793-10-19 Francesc Morera i Cots, Valencian composer, dies at 62
  • 1793-10-21 Johann Ernst Hartmann, composer, dies at 66
  • 1793-12-13 Johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer, dies at 63
  • 1793-12-20 Joseph Legros, French singer and composer who was the most prominent haute-contres of his generation, dies at 54
  • 1793-12-23 Johann Adolph Hasse, German composer (b. 1699)
  • 1794-05-06 Jean-Jacques Beauvarlet-Charpentier, French composer, dies at 59
  • 1794-07-02 Franz Xaver Thomas Pokorny, composer, dies at 65
  • 1794-07-07 Pascal Boyer, French composer, dies at 51
  • 1794-07-17 Jean-Frédéric Edelmann, French composer, dies at 45
  • 1794-07-22 Jean-Benjamin de La Borde, French composer, dies at 59
  • 1794-08-11 Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, German composer, dies at 72
  • 1794-10-12 James Lyon, American composer, dies at 59
  • 1795-01-13 Francois-Joseph Krafft, composer, dies at 73
  • 1795-01-19 Maria Teresa Agnesi, composer, dies at 74
  • 1795-01-26 Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, composer and 5th son of Johann Sebastian Bach, dies at 62
  • 1795-02-01 Giacomo Insanguine, Italian organist and composer, dies at 66
  • 1795-03-05 Josef Reicha, composer, dies at 42
  • 1795-07-06 Georg Gottfried Petri, German composer, dies at 79
  • 1795-08-19 Friedrich Hartmann Graf, German composer, dies at 67
  • 1795-08-31 François-André Danican Philidor, French composer and chess champion, dies at 68
  • 1795-11-06 Jiří Antonín Benda, Czech composer and violinist, dies at 73
  • 1796-01-22 Bernhard Hupfeld, composer, dies at 78
  • 1796-02-28 Friedrich Wilhelm Rust, German violinist and composer, dies at 56
  • 1796-03-19 Stephen Storace, English composer, dies at 33
  • 1796-03-22 Gaspare Gabellone, Italian composer, dies at 68
  • 1796-05-17 Jacob Wilhelm Lustig, German composer, dies at 89
  • 1796-06-08 Felice Giardini, Italian composer, dies at 80
  • 1796-09-22 George Wilhelm Gruber, composer, dies on 67th birthday
  • 1796-09-22 Joseph Lederer, composer, dies at 63
  • 1796-10-27 Anton Thadaus Johann Nepomuk Stamitz, composer, dies at 45
  • 1796-12-30 Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, French composer, dies at 45
  • 1797-01-30 Johann Abraham Sixt, composer, dies at 40
  • 1797-02-08 Johann Friedrich Doles, German composer, pupil of J. S. Bach, dies at 81
  • 1797-02-11 Antoine Dauvergne, French composer, dies at 83
  • 1797-02-27 Benvenuto Robbio San Raffaele, Italian composer, dies at 61
  • 1797-03-01 Juan Manuel Olivares, Venezuelan composer, dies at 36
  • 1797-03-19 Philip Hayes, English composer, dies at 58
  • 1797-04-03 Nonnosus Madlseder, German composer, dies at 66
  • 1797-04-12 Josef Antonin Stepan, Bohemian composer, dies at 71
  • 1797-05-30 Carl Ludwig Junker, German composer, dies at 48
  • 1797-07-29 Christoph Rheineck, German composer, dies at 48
  • 1797-08-12 Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, German composer, dies at 73
  • 1797-09-23 Johann Georg Roser, composer, dies at 57
  • 1797-10-12 Pierre Jélyotte, French composer, dies at 84
  • 1797-12-22 Giovanni Marco Rutini, Italian composer, dies at 74
  • 1798-01-20 Christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master, dies at 66
  • 1798-01-26 Christian Gottlob Neefe, German composer, conductor and tutor of Ludwig van Beethoven, dies at 49
  • 1798-02-06 Niels Schiørring, Danish musician and composer, dies at 54
  • 1798-03-22 Justin Morgan, composer, dies at 51
  • 1798-06-26 Eugene Godecharle, composer, dies at 56
  • 1798-06-28 Pierre Dutillieu, composer, dies at 44
  • 1798-07-15 Gaetano Pugnani, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 66
  • 1798-08-07 Johann Gottlieb Sollner, composer, dies at 65
  • 1798-08-15 Felice Alessandri, composer, dies at 50
  • 1798-09-16 Damasus Brosmann, Moravian composer, dies at 67
  • 1798-10-21 Johann Christoph Schmugel, composer, dies at 71
  • 1798-11-30 Friedrich Fleischmann, German composer, dies at 32
  • 1799-02-12 František Xaver Dušek, Czech composer, dies at 67
  • 1799-02-18 Maurus Haberhauer, Czech composer, dies at 52
  • 1799-03-18 John Randall, British composer, dies at 82
  • 1799-03-25 Constantin Reindl, German composer, dies at 60
  • 1799-04-01 Narciso Casanovas, composer, dies at 52
  • 1799-04-19 Pieter Hellendaal, violinist/organist/composer (Glees), dies at 78
  • 1799-04-28 Francois Giroust, French composer, dies at 62
  • 1799-05-02 Henri-Joseph Rigel, composer, dies at 58
  • 1799-05-09 Claude-Benigne Balbastre, French composer, dies at 74
  • 1799-06-18 Johann Andre, German composer, dies at 58
  • 1799-08-06 Joseph Friebert, Austrian composer, dies at 74
  • 1799-08-16 Vincenzo Manfredini, Italian composer, dies at 61
  • 1799-08-20 Johann Christian Gottlob Eidenbenz, German composer, dies at 37
  • 1799-10-16 Antoine-Frederic Gresnick, composer, dies at 44
  • 1799-10-24 Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian composer, dies at 59
  • 1799-12-05 Robert Kimmerling, Austrian composer, dies at 61
  • 1799-12-20 David Traugott Nicolai, German composer, dies at 66
  • 1800-01-06 William Jones, English composer, dies at 73
  • 1800-01-10 Johan Wikmanson, composer, dies at 46
  • 1800-03-02 Christian Friedrich Schale, composer, dies at 86