On This Day

November 1772 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 10 Jan Nepomuk Kanka, Czech composer, born in Prague Old Town (d. 1863)
  • Nov 18 Louis Ferdinand, Prussian prince and a soldier in the Napoleonic Wars, born in Friedrichsfelde Palace, Berlin (d. 1806)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 5 Johannes Schmidlin, Swiss composer, dies at 50