On This Day

June 1742 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 22 Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, German composer, born in Schleiz (d. 1801)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 8 Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62
  • Jun 28 Jan Josef Ignác Brentner, Bohemian composer, dies at 52