1749 - Lorenzo da Ponte's birth, an Italian librettist and poet.
1760 - Christoph Graupner's death, a German harpsichordist and baroque composer.
1832 - Muzio Clementi's death, an Italian pianist, conductor and composer of the Classical era.
1844 - Pablo de Sarasate's birth, a Spanish violonist, conductor and Romantic composer.
1870 - Ignaz Moscheles' death, a Czech pianist and romantic composer.
1892 - Eva Turner's birth, an English soprano.
1892 - Arthur Honegger's birth, a Swiss composer, member of Les Six.
10 centuries in classical music