On This Day

Year 1688 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 25 Johann Gotthilf Ziegler, German baroque composer and organist, born in Germany (d. 1747)
  • Apr 15 Johann Friedrich Fasch, German violinist and composer, born in Buttelstedt, Thuringia, Germany (d. 1758)
  • May 25 Christian August Jacobi, German composer, born in Grimma, Leipzig (d. 1725)
  • Jul 1 Johann Ludwig Steiner, Swiss composer, born in Z├╝rich (d. 1761)
  • Sep 13 Luca Antonio Predieri, Italian composer and violinist, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1767)
  • Oct 17 Domenico Zipoli, Italian organist and composer, born in Prato (d. 1726)
  • Nov 11 Lorenzo Somis, Italian composer and violinist, born in Turin (d. 1775)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 23 Jean-Louis Lully, French composer and son of Jean-Baptiste Lully, dies at 21