On This Day

1695 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 6 Giuseppe Sammartini, Italian composer, born in Milan, Italy (d. 1750)
  • Feb 6 Andre Cheron, French composer & organist & harpsichordist, born in Paris, France (d. 1766)
  • Sep 3 Pietro Locatelli, Italian violinist and composer, born in Bergamo, Italy (d. 1764)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 20 Georg Caspar Weckler, composer, dies at 63
  • Nov 21 Henry Purcell, English composer (Indian Queen), dies at 36
  • Nov 28 Giovanni Paulo Colonna, composer, dies at 58