On This Day

1725 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 29 Joseph Franz Xaver Dominik Stalder, Swiss composer, born in Lucerne, Switzerland (d. 1765)
  • Apr 1 Francois Bainville, composer
  • Apr 20 Johann Friedrich Klöffler, German composer, born in Kassel, Germany (d. 1790)
  • Jun 17 Joseph Anton Bauer, composer (d. 1808)
  • Jul 16 Georg Simon Löhlein, German pianist and composer, born in Neustadt bei Coburg, Germany (d. 1781)
  • Jul 24 John Newton, English cleric and hymnist, born in Wapping, London (d. 1807)
  • Aug 15 Ferdinando Bertoni, Italian composer, born in Salò, Lombardy (d. 1813)
  • Aug 24 Johann Balthasar Kehl, German composer, born in Coburg, Germany (d. 1778)
  • Dec 25 Esteban Salas y Castro, Cuban composer, born in Havana, Cuba (d. 1803)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 6 Johann Philipp Krieger, composer, dies at 75
  • Oct 22 Alessandro Scarlatti, Italian baroque composer (Tigrane), dies at 65