On This Day

December 1729 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 1 Giuseppe Sarti, Italian composer, born in Faenza, (d. 1802)
  • Dec 3 Antonio Soler, Spanish Catalan composer (Fandango), born in Olot, Catalonia, Spain (d. 1783)
  • Dec 20 Franz Xaver Thomas Pokorny, Czech composer, born in Městec Králové (d. 1794)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 1 Christian Ludwig Boxberg, German composer, dies at 59