On This Day

Year 1700 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 13 James Kent, English composer, born in Winchester (d. 1776)
  • Mar 13 Michel Blavet, French composer, born in Besançon (d. 1768)
  • Mar 22 Giuseppe Sellitto, composer
  • Jul 15 Johann Christoph Richter, German composer Pantaleon Player and Organist, born in Dresden (d. 1785)
  • Aug 28 Carolomannus Pachschmidt, Austrian composer, born in Eisenstadt, Austria (d. 1734)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 22 Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer, dies at 39
  • Mar 10 Diogo Dias Melgaz, Portuguese composer, dies at 61
  • Jul 19 Hieronymus Gradenthaler, German composer, dies at 62
  • Aug 8 Matthias Henriksen Schacht, Danish scholar and composer, dies at 40
  • Sep 23 Nicolaus Adam Strungk, German composer, dies at 59