On This Day

November 1770 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 8 Friedrich Witt, German cellist and composer (Jena Symphony; , The Suffering Saviour), born in Niederstetten, Germany (d. 1836)
  • Nov 29 Peter Hänsel, German-Austrian violinist and composer, born in Leppe, Silesia Province (d. 1831)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 17 Gian Francesco de Majo, composer, dies at 38