On This Day

December 1749 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 17 Domenico Cimarosa, Italian composer (Il Matrimonio Segreto), born in Aversa, Italy (d. 1801)
  • Dec 23 Johann Lukas Schubaur, German composer, baptized in Lechfeld (d. 1815)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 19 Francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer, dies at 76