On This Day

November 1786 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 7 The oldest musical organization in the United States is founded in Boston, Massachusetts as the Stoughton Musical Society

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 7 Francisco Andrevi y Castellar, Spanish choirmaster and composer, born in Sanaüja, Spain (d. 1853)
  • Nov 10 Carl Eberwein, German composer and violinist, born in Weimar, Germany (d. 1868)
  • Nov 18 Henry Bishop, British composer and conductor, born in London (d. 1855)
  • Nov 18 Carl Maria von Weber, German pianist, romantic composer (Der Freischutz; Oberon), and lithographer, born in Eutin, Bishopric of Lübeck, Holy Roman Empire (now Germany) (d. 1826)