On This Day

August 1806 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 21 Johannes Frederik Fröhlich, Danish violinist and composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1860)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 9 Louis Ferdinand, Prussian prince and a soldier in the Napoleonic Wars, dies at 33
  • Aug 10 Michael Haydn, Austrian composer, dies at 68