On This Day

Year 1793 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 18 William Henry Havergal, composer
  • Feb 6 Pietro Rovelli, Italian composer, born in Parma, Italy (d. 1838)
  • Mar 6 Bernhard Joseph Klein, composer
  • Mar 12 Augustin-Philippe Peellaert, composer
  • Jul 2 Antoine Prumier, French harpist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1868)
  • Jul 4 Franz Pecháček, Austrian-German composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1840)
  • Jul 23 Joseph Hartmann Stuntz, Swiss composer, born in Arlesheim, Switzerland (d. 1859)
  • Jul 30 Joseph-François Snel, Belgian composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1861)
  • Aug 10 Heinrich August Neithardt, composer
  • Nov 28 Carl Jonas Love Almquist, Swedish composer (Tornrosens Buck), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1866)
  • Dec 11 Pietro Antonio Coppola, Italian composer, born in Enna, Italy (d. 1877)
  • Dec 26 Franz Hunten, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 21 Johann Michael Schmidt, composer, dies at 51
  • Apr 9 Ernestus Weinrauch, composer, dies at 62
  • Apr 30 Lorenzo Fago, Italian composer and teacher, dies at 88
  • May 7 Pietro Nardini, Italian composer, dies at 71
  • May 13 Martin Gerbert, German composer, music historian and abbot, dies at 72
  • Oct 19 Francesc Morera i Cots, Valencian composer, dies at 62
  • Oct 21 Johann Ernst Hartmann, composer, dies at 66
  • Dec 13 Johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer, dies at 63
  • Dec 20 Joseph Legros, French singer and composer who was the most prominent haute-contres of his generation, dies at 54
  • Dec 23 Johann Adolph Hasse, German composer (b. 1699)