On This Day

July 1801 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 11 John Hill Hewitt, American songwriter (A Minstrel's Return from the War), born in NYC, New York (d. 1890)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 3 Johann Nepomuk Went, Bohemian composer, dies at 56
  • Jul 26 Daniel Dal Barba, Italian composer, dies at 86