On This Day

Year 1699 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 25 Johann Adolph Hasse, German composer (Antonio e Cleopatra), baptized in Bergedorf, Germany (d. 1873)
  • Apr 7 Andreas Benedikt Praelisauer, German choirmaster and composer, baptized in Kötzting, Electorate of Bavaria (now Bad Kötzting, Germany) (d. 1743)
  • Aug 10 Christoph Gottlieb Schroter, composer
  • Nov 13 Jan Zach, Czech violinist, organist, and composer, baptized in Čelákovice, Bohemia (d. 1773)
  • Dec 23 Joseph Gibbs, English composer and organist, born in Colchester (d. 1788)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 1 Jean Rousseau, French composer and viol player, dies at 54