On This Day

January 1751 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 14 Corona Schröter, German musician, born in Guben, Germany (d. 1802)
  • Jan 18 Ferdinand Kauer, Austrian pianist and composer, born in Klein-Thaya, South Moravia (now Dyjákovičky, Czech Republic) (d. 1831)
  • Jan 21 Josephus Andreas Fodor, Dutch Classical era violinist and composer, born in Venlo, Netherlands (d. 1828)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 17 Tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (Adagio in G-minor), dies at 79