On This Day

Year 1714 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 2 Gottfried August Homilius, composer
  • Mar 8 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, German composer, son of J. S. Bach, born in Weimar, Germany (d. 1788)
  • Mar 24 Carlo Giovanni Testori, Italian composer (d. 1782)
  • Jul 2 Christoph Willibald Gluck, Austrian composer (Il re pastore), born in Erasbach, Germany (d. 1787)
  • Sep 10 Niccolò Jommelli, Italian composer, born in Aversa, Kingdom of Naples (d. 1774)
  • Dec 23 Johann Siebenkas, German composer, born in Nuremberg (d. 1781)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 17 Philipp Heinrich Erlebach, German composer, dies at 56