On This Day

August 1748 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 3 Carl Ludwig Junker, German composer, born in Kirchberg an der Jagst, Germany (d. 1797)
  • Aug 4 Maximilian Stadler, Austrian pianist and composer and Benedictine monk, born in Melk, Austria (d. 1833)
  • Aug 6 Bernhard Haltenberger, German composer, born in Schongau, Bavaria (d. 1780)
  • Aug 11 Joseph Schuster, composer
  • Aug 31 Jean-Etienne Despreaux, French ballet dancer and composer, born in Paris (d. 1820)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 16 Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, Italian composer, dies at 63