On This Day

August 1745 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 18 Vaclav Josef Bartolomej Praupner, Bohemian composer, born in Litoměřice (d. 1807)
  • Aug 26 François Guichard, French guitarist and composer, born in Le Mans, France (d. 1807)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 30 Jean-Baptiste-Maurice Quinault, French composer, dies at 57