On This Day

Year 1681 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 20 Francesco Bartolomeo Conti, Italian composer and mandolin player, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1732)
  • Mar 14 Georg Philipp Telemann, German late baroque composer, born in Magdeburg, Germany (d. 1767)
  • Apr 11 Anne Danican Philidor, French composer (Concert Spirituel), born in Paris (d. 1728)
  • Aug 22 Pierre Danican Philidor, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1731)
  • Sep 28 Johann Mattheson, German composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1764)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 14 Francesco Nigetti, Italian composer, dies at 77
  • Apr 9 Alfonso Marsh, English composer and lutenist, dies at 54
  • Jul 8 Georg Neumark, German composer and poet, dies at 60