On This Day

October 1771 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 1 Pierre Baillot, French violinist and composer, born in Passy, Paris (d. 1842)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 14 František "Franz" Xaver Brixi, Czech classical composer and kapellmeister, dies at 39
  • Oct 18 Robert Praelisauer, German composer, music director, and priest, dies at 62
  • Oct 27 Johann Gottlieb Graun, composer, dies