On This Day

January 1775 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 21 Manuel Garcia, Spanish opera singer and composer, born in Seville, Spain (d. 1832)
  • Jan 27 Manuel del Popolo Vicente Rodriguez Garcia, Spanish tenor and composer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 15 Giovanni Battista Sammartini, Italian composer and musician, dies (b. c. 1700)