On This Day

August 1795 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 16 Heinrich August Marschner, German opera composer, born in Zittau, Saxony (d. 1861)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 19 Friedrich Hartmann Graf, German composer, dies at 67
  • Aug 31 François-André Danican Philidor, French composer and chess champion, dies at 68