On This Day

June 1722 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 8 Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, German composer, born in Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (d. 1794)
  • Jun 30 Jiří Antonín Benda, Czech composer and violinist, born in Benátky nad Jizerou, Bohemia (d. 1795)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 5 Johann Kuhnau, Bohemian organist, choirmaster, and composer (Biblical Sonatas), dies at 62