On This Day

January 1734 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Premiere

Jan 8 Premiere of George Frideric Handel's opera "Ariodante" at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 13 Luca Sorkocevic, composer
  • Jan 17 François-Joseph Gossec, Belgian-French composer (Les Pêcheurs; Mirza), born in Vergnies, Austrian Netherlands (now Belgium) (d. 1829)
  • Jan 31 Julien-Amable Mathieu, composer