On This Day

Year 1702 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 6 Jose Melchior de Nebra Blascu, Spanish composer, born in Calatayud, Spain (d. 1768)
  • Feb 10 Jean-Pierre Guignon, composer
  • Feb 27 Johann Valentin Gorner, composer
  • Mar 25 Christian Gottlieb Ziegler, composer
  • Mar 27 Johann Ernst Eberlin, German composer, born in Jettingen-Scheppach, Germany (d. 1762)
  • Jul 6 Franz Anton Maichelbeck, German composer, born in Reichenau, Germany (d. 1750)
  • Jul 17 Johann Schneider, German composer and pupil of Bach, born in Coburg, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1788)
  • Sep 6 Heinrich Nikolaus Gerber, German composer, born in Wenigenehrich, Germany (d. 1775)

Deaths in Music

  • May 5 Jacob Hintze, German composer, dies at 79
  • Sep 17 Olof Rudbeck, Swedish scientist, writer and composer, dies at 71
  • Nov 4 Thomas Eisenhut, German composer, dies at 58