On This Day

Year 1753 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 12 Lambert-Francois Godecharle, composer
  • May 12 Giovanni Battista Viotti, Italian violonist and composer, born in Fontanetto Po, Savoia, Kingdom of Sardinia (d. 1824)
  • Jun 8 Nicolas-Marie Dalayrac, French composer, born in Muret, Haute-Garonne, France (d. 1809)
  • Aug 22 Christian Friedrich Ruppe, Dutch-German composer, born in Bad Salzungen, Germany (d. 1826)
  • Sep 11 Friedrich August Baumbach, German composer, born in Gotha, Germany (d. 1813)
  • Sep 29 Johann Gottfried Schict, composer
  • Oct 14 Franz Anton Dimmler, German composer, born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1827)
  • Nov 3 Friedrich Christoph Gebtewitz, German composer, born in Prieschka, Meissen (d. 1805)
  • Nov 6 Jean-Baptiste Sebastien Breval, French cellist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1823)
  • Nov 19 Stanislas Champein, French composer, born in Marseille, France (d. 1830)
  • Nov 25 Otto Carl Erdmann Kospoth, Prussian composer, born in Mühltroff (d. 1817)
  • Nov 30 Johann Baptist Schenk, Austrian composer, born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria (d. 1836)
  • Dec 28 Johan Wikmanson, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 1 Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, French composer, dies at 55
  • Mar 6 Gerhardus Havingha, Dutch organist and composer, dies at 56
  • Oct 23 Columban Praelisauer, composer, dies at 50