On This Day

July 1773 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 6 Wenzel Thomas Matiegka, Czech composer, born in Choceň, Czech Republic (d. 1830)
  • Jul 23 Karl Ludwig Hellwig, German composer, born in Bliesdorf, Germany (d. 1838)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 12 Johann Joachim Quantz, German royal flautist and composer, dies at 76