On This Day

January 1797 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

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

Franz Schubert

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


Deaths in Music

  • Jan 30 Johann Abraham Sixt, German organist, harpsichord player, and composer, dies at 40