On This Day

Year 1698 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 10 Gaetano Maria Schiassi, composer
  • Apr 5 Georg Gottfried Wagner, German composer, born in Mühlberg, Saxony, Germany (d. 1756)
  • Oct 7 Henri Madin, French composer, born in Verdun (d. 1748)
  • Oct 22 Nicola Logroscino, Italian composer, born in Bitonto, Bari, Italy (d. 1765)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 16 Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer, dies at 84