On This Day

July 1739 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 6 Friedrich Wilhelm Rust, German violinist and composer, born in Wörlitz, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1796)
  • Jul 29 Johannes Ritschel, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 24 Benedetto Marcello, Italian author and composer (Lettera Famigliare), dies on 53rd birthday