On This Day

1694 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 30 Joseph Joachim Benedict Munster, composer
  • Apr 7 Coelestin Praelisauer, composer
  • Jul 4 Louis-Claude Daquin [d'Acquin], French organist and composer (La Rose), born in Paris (d. 1772)
  • Jul 26 Johann Samuel Endler, German composer, born in Olbernhau, Germany (d. 1762)
  • Aug 5 Leonardo Leo, Italian composer, born in San Vito degli Schiavi, Kingdom of Naples (d. 1744)
  • Sep 5 František Václav Míča, Czech conductor and composer, born in Třebíč, Czech Republic (d. 1744)
  • Oct 26 Johan Helmich Roman, Swedish composer, conductor and violinist, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1758)
  • Nov 10 Jean-Laurent Krafft, composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1768)
  • Dec 28 Ceslav Vanura, Czech composer, born in Miletín (d. 1736)

Deaths in Music


Person of interestJohann Michael Bach

May 17 Johann Michael Bach, German composer, dies at 46

  • Sep 23 Francesco Passarini, composer, dies at 57