On This Day

Year 1727 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 11 Franz Sebastian Haindl, composer
  • Jan 13 Johann Christoph Schmugel, composer
  • Jan 22 Claude-Benigne Balbastre, composer
  • Feb 25 Armand-Louis Couperin, French composer and organist (Notre Dame)
  • Mar 14 Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, German composer, born in Danzig (Gdańsk), Royal Prussia (d. 1756)
  • Mar 30 Tommaso MFS Traetta, Ital's opera composer/band leader (Farnace)
  • Apr 7 Henri Hardouin, French composer, born in Grandpré (d. 1808)
  • Apr 12 Gaspare Gabellone, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1796)
  • Apr 29 Jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer and choreographer (ballet d'action), born in Paris (d. 1810)
  • Aug 15 Johann Georg Holzbogen, German violinist and composer, born in Schwandorf, Bavaria (d. 1775)
  • Aug 23 Friedrich Hartmann Graf, German composer, born in Rudolstadt, Germany (d. 1795)
  • Sep 29 Henry Harington, composer
  • Oct 9 Johann Wilhelm Hertel, German composer, born in Eisenach, Germany (d. 1789)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 22 Francesco Gasparini, composer, dies at 58
  • Aug 9 Johann Philipp Treiber, composer, dies at 52
  • Aug 14 William Croft, English composer and organist, dies at 48
  • Oct 10 Alphonse d'Ève, Flemish Baroque composer, dies at 61
  • Dec 1 Johann Heinrich Buttstett, German composer, dies at 61