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January 1797 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 10 Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, German writer & composer, born in Havixbeck, Germany (d. 1848)

Person of interestFranz Schubert

Jan 31 Franz Peter Schubert, Austrian composer (Unfinished Symphony), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1828)

Composer Franz Schubert
Composer
Franz Schubert

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 30 Johann Abraham Sixt, composer, dies at 40