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January 1756 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 22 Vincenzo Righini, composer

Person of interestWolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Jan 27 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian musical prodigy and composer (Figaro), born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1791)

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Jan 28 Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer
  • Jan 30 Josef Preindl, Austrian organist & composer, born in Marbach on the Danube, Lower Austria (d. 1823)