On This Day

July 1757 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 8 Richard Wainwright, English composer and church organist (d. 1825)
  • Jul 12 Christian Danner, German violinist and composer, born in Schwetzingen, Germany (d. 1813)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 4 Jean-Joseph Vadé, French songwriter, poet, and playwright, dies at 38
  • Jul 23 Domenico Scarlatti, Italian composer and harpsichordist (La Silvia), dies at 71