On This Day

Year 1703 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 11 Columban Praelisauer, German music director and composer, baptized in Kötzting, Electorate of Bavaria (now Bad Kötzting, Germany) (d. 1753)
  • Jan 20 Joseph-Hector Fiocco, Flemish composer, born in Brussels (d. 1741)
  • Jan 29 Carlmann Kolb, German composer and priest, born in Kösslarn, Lower Bavaria (d. 1765)
  • Mar 1 Dieudonne Raick, Flemish composer and organist, born in Liège (d. 1764) baptism date
  • May 8 Gottlob Harrer, German composer, born in Görlitz (d. 1755)
  • Sep 7 Jean Monnet, French composer, born in Condrieu, Rhône (d. 1785)
  • Sep 23 Jean-Marie Leclair, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 16 Matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64
  • Mar 31 Johann Christoph Bach, German composer, dies at 60
  • Apr 26 Georg Christoph Leuttner, German composer, dies at 58
  • Nov 30 Nicolas de Grigny, French organist and composer, dies at 31