On This Day

1796 in Music

Events in Music

  • May 27 James S McLean patents his piano

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 24 Nicholas Mori, Anglo-Italian violinist & conductor, born in London, England (d. 1839)
  • Feb 17 Giovanni Pacini, composer
  • Apr 26 Auguste Mathieu Panseron, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1859)
  • Jun 25 Ferdinando Giorgetti, Italian composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1867)
  • Jul 20 Edward Hodges, English organist and composer, born in Bristol (d. 1867)
  • Jul 23 Franz Adolf Berwald, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1868)
  • Jul 28 Ignaz Bösendorfer, Austrian musician (d. 1859)
  • Oct 14 Adolf Ganz, German composer and violinist, born in Wiesbaden, Germany (d. 1870)
  • Nov 14 Carlo Conti, Italian composer, born in Arpino (d. 1868)
  • Nov 19 Johann Wilhelm Mangold, composer
  • Nov 30 Johann Carl Gottfried Loewe, composer
  • Dec 9 Prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, French composer, born in Verneuil, Eure, France (d. 1869)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 22 Bernhard Hupfeld, composer, dies at 78
  • Feb 28 Friedrich Wilhelm Rust, German violinist and composer, dies at 56
  • Mar 19 Stephen Storace, English composer, dies at 33
  • Mar 22 Gaspare Gabellone, Italian composer, dies at 68
  • May 17 Jacob Wilhelm Lustig, German composer, dies at 89
  • Jun 8 Felice Giardini, Italian composer, dies at 80
  • Sep 22 George Wilhelm Gruber, composer, dies on 67th birthday
  • Sep 22 Joseph Lederer, composer, dies at 63
  • Oct 27 Anton Thadaus Johann Nepomuk Stamitz, composer, dies at 45
  • Dec 30 Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, French composer, dies at 45