On This Day

Year 1707 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 22 Carl Hockh, German composer and violinist (d. 1773)
  • Feb 7 Carl August Thielo, composer
  • May 14 Antonio Teixeira, Portuguese composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. after 1769)
  • Jul 14 Jacques-Philippe Lamoninary, French composer and violinist, born in Maroilles, France (d. 1802)

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 17 German composer Johann S Bach marries for the 1st time his cousin Maria Barbara Bach


Deaths in Music

  • Apr 20 Johann Christoph Denner, German musician and inventor (clarinet), dies at 51
  • May 9 Dietrich Buxtehude, German organist & composer, dies at about 69
  • Aug 20 Nicolas Gigault, French organist and composer (b. 1627)
  • Oct 5 Daniel Speer, German composer, dies at 71
  • Dec 1 Jeremiah Clarke, composer, dies