On This Day

February 1696 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 10 Johann Melchior Molter, German composer, born in Tiefenort, Thuringia (d. 1765)
  • Feb 17 Ernst Gottlieb Baron, German lutenist and composer, born in Breslau, Silesia (d. 1760)
  • Feb 29 Esprit Antoine Blanchard, French composer, born in Pernes (d. 1770)