On This Day

October 1729 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 16 (Pieter) Pierre van Maldere, Flemish violinist and composer, born in Brussels, Southern Low Countries (now Belgium), (d. 1768)
  • Oct 17 Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny, French opera composer (La belle Arsène), born in Fauquembergues, France (d. 1817)