On This Day

February 1743 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 19 (Ridolfo) Luigi Boccherini, Italian cellist and composer, who worked in the Spanish court, born in Lucca, Kingdom Of Italy (d. 1803)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 1 Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni, Italian composer, dies at 85
  • Feb 7 Lodovico Giustini, Italian composer, dies at 57