On This Day

Year 1712 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 17 John Stanley, English blind composer and organist, born in London (d. 1786)
  • Mar 13 Isfrid Kayser, German composer, born in Türkheim an der Wertach (d. 1771)
  • Dec 1 Bernhard Christian Weber, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 29 Juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles, Spanish organist and composer, dies at 67
  • Aug 4 Johann Jacob de Neufville, German composer, dies at 27
  • Aug 7 Friederich Wilhelm Zachow, composer, dies at 48
  • Aug 24 Thomas Bullis, Jr. English composer, dies at 54
  • Aug 26 Sebastian Anton Scherer, German composer, dies at 80
  • Sep 22 Jose Solana, Spanish composer and organist, dies at 69
  • Sep 30 Johann Michael Zächer, Austrian composer, dies at 61
  • Nov 6 Johann Bernhard Staudt, Austrian Jesuit composer, dies at 58