On This Day

1683 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 6 Francois de La Croix, composer
  • Jan 10 Gasparo Visconti, Italian composer & violinist, born in Cremona, Italy (d. ~1713)
  • Jan 13 Johann Christoph Graupner, German composer
  • Mar 11 Giovanni Veneziano, composer
  • Apr 17 Johann David Heinichen, German composer, born in Crössuln, Weissenfels, Germany (d. 1729)
  • Aug 24 Meinrad Spiess, German composer, born in Honsolgen (d. 1761)
  • Sep 25 Jean-Philippe Rameau, French composer (Traite), baptized in Dijon, France (d. 1764)
  • Nov 21 Johann Michael Muller, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 26 Christoph Schultze, composer, dies at 76
  • Oct 8 Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76