Year 1793 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1793

  • Jan 18 William Henry Havergal, British composer, hymn writer, and Anglican clergyman, born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England (d. 1870)
  • Feb 6 Pietro Rovelli, Italian composer, born in Parma, Italy (d. 1838)
  • Mar 6 Bernhard Joseph Klein, German sacred and secular music composer, and educator, born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1832)
  • Mar 12 Augustin-Philippe Peellaert, Belgian military officer, painter, composer, and librettist, born in Bruges, Belgium (d. 1876)
  • Jul 2 Antoine Prumier, French harpist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1868)

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Musicians Who Died in 1793

  • Feb 6 Carlo Goldoni, Italian playwright and librettist (Belisario, Servant of Two Masters), dies at 85
  • 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

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