On This Day

Year 1691 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 28 Johann Balthasar König, German Baroque composer, mainly of hymn music, born in Cannstatt, Duchy of Württemberg (d. 1758)
  • Jun 14 Jan Francisci, Slovakorganist and composer born in Neusohl, Kingdom of Hungary (now Banská Bystrica, Slovakia) (d. 1758)
  • Nov 27 Josef Antonín Plánický, Czech composer, born in Manětín, Czech Republic (d. 1732)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 20 Christiaan de Placker, Flemish poet and composer, dies at 77
  • Feb 8 Carlo Rainaldi, Italian architect and composer, dies at 79
  • Apr 23 Jean-Henri D'Anglebert, French composer, harpsichordist and organist, dies at 62
  • Jul 1 Marc'Antonio Pasqualini, Italian composer, dies at 77