On This Day

Year 1701 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 10 Johann Caspar Simon, German organist & composer, born in Schmalkalden, Germany (d. 1776)
  • Jun 13 Angelo Antonio Caroli, Italian composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1778)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 1 Pietro Sanmartini, Italian composer, dies at 64
  • Feb 15 Adam Drese, German composer, dies at 80
  • Mar 10 Johann Schelle, German composer, dies at 52
  • Oct 13 Andreas Anton Schmelzer, Austrian composer, dies at 47