Famous Deaths in April 1776

  • Apr 19 Jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi, dies at 78
  • Apr 22 Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theorist and composer, dies at 67
  • Apr 24 Carolus van de Abeele, Flemish Jesuit, dies at 84
  • Apr 24 Giuseppi Paolucci, composer, dies at 49
  • Apr 29 Edward Wortley Montagu, English traveler and writer (b. 1713)