On This Day

1764 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 8 Joseph Leopold von Eybler, Austrian composer
  • Feb 22 Alexander Campbell, composer
  • Apr 18 Bernhard Anselm Weber, German pianist, conductor and composer, born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1821)
  • May 1 Gottfried Rieger, Czech composer, born in Opavice, Czech Replublic (d. 1855)
  • May 15 Johann Nepomuk Kalcher, composer
  • Jul 1 Georg Christoph Grosheim, German composer, born in Kasel, Germany (d. 1847)
  • Jul 5 János Lavotta, Hungarian violinist and composer, born in Pusté Úľany, Slovakia (d. 1820)
  • Sep 11 Valentino Fioravanti, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1837)
  • Sep 15 Friedrich Heine, composer
  • Sep 15 Paolo Francesco Parenti, composer
  • Oct 14 Charles-Henri Plantade, French composer, born in Pontoise, France (d. 1839)
  • Nov 30 Franz Xaver Gerl, composer
  • Dec 10 Louis-Sébastien Lebrun, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1829)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 30 Pietro Locatelli, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 68
  • Apr 17 Johann Mattheson, German composer, dies at 82
  • Apr 27 Jaime de Casellas, Spanish composer, dies at 73
  • Jun 11 Christoph Stoltzenberg, composer, dies at 74
  • Sep 12 Jean Philippe Rameau, French composer (Castor en Pollux), dies at 80
  • Oct 22 Jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer, dies at 67
  • Nov 30 Dieudonne Raick, composer, dies at 61