On This Day

January 1759 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 4 Maria Rosa Coccia, composer

Robert Burns

Jan 25 Robert Burns, Scottish poet (Auld Lang Syne) considered the national poet of Scotland, born in Alloway, Scotland (d. 1796)

  • Jan 31 Francois Devienne, French composer, born in Joinville, France (d. 1803)