On This Day

Year 1733 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 15 Joseph Lederer, German composer, born in Swabia (d. 1796)
  • Jan 17 Thomas Linley the elder, English composer and tenor, born in Badminton, Gloucestershire (d. 1795)
  • Mar 5 Vincenzo Galeotti [Tomazelli], Italian dancer/choreographer
  • Apr 2 Giacomo Tritto, Italian composer, born in Altamura, Italy (d. 1824)
  • Apr 15 Johann Heinrich Zang, German composer and organist, born in Zella St Blasii, Germany (d. 1811)
  • Aug 24 David Traugott Nicolai, German composer, born in Görlitz, Germany (d. 1799)
  • Sep 22 Anton Filtz [Fils], German composer, born in Eichstätt (d. 1760)
  • Oct 3 François Krafft, Belgian composer, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Oct 28 Ignaz Franz von Beecke, German composer, born in Wimpfen, Germany (d. 1803)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 26 Johann Adam Birkenstock, German composer and violinist, dies at 46
  • May 18 Georg Bohm, German organist & composer, dies at 71
  • Sep 11 François Couperin, French composer and organist (Les Concerts Royaux), dies at 64
  • Sep 25 Georg Motz, composer, dies at 79
  • Oct 26 Antonio Veracini, Italian violinist and Baroque composer, dies at 74