On This Day

March 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, Italian opera composer, born in Naples (d. 1777)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 10 Diogo Dias Melgaz, Portuguese composer, dies at 61