On This Day

Year 1723 in Music History

Events in Music

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Jan 12 George Frideric Handel's opera "Ottone" premieres at the King's Theatre London

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 1 Christian Friedrich Gregor, composer
  • Apr 14 John Wainwright, English composer and organist (d. 1768)
  • Apr 25 Giovanni Marco Rutini, Italian composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1797)
  • Jun 18 Giuseppe Scarlatti, Italian composer, born in Naples (d. 1777)
  • Jun 30 Christian Ernst Graf, Dutch composer, born in Rudolstadt, Germany (d. 1804)
  • Jul 29 Christleib Siegmund Binder, composer
  • Oct 15 Johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, German composer (Canticum Zacharia), baptized in Augsburg, Bavaria (d. 1722)
  • Dec 22 Carl Friedrich Abel, German composer, born in Köthen, Germany (d. 1787)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 26 Thomas d'Urfey, English songwriter and playwright (b. 1653)
  • Jun 7 Miguel Lopez, Spanish composer and organist, dies at 64
  • Aug 23 Antoine Mouque, Flemish composer, organist and singer, dies at 64