On This Day

August 1727 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • 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)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 9 Johann Philipp Treiber, composer, dies at 52
  • Aug 14 William Croft, English composer and organist, dies at 48