Birthdays in Music in 1779

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  • M 11
  • T 12
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  • Jan 8 John White, English organist and violinist (d. 1831)
  • Jan 22 Stefano Pavesi, composer
  • Feb 22 Joachim Nicolas Eggert, composer
  • Mar 1 Jacob Gottfried Weber, composer
  • Mar 6 Philipp Roth, composer
  • Mar 13 Oliver Shaw, early American composer, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1848)
  • Mar 21 Alexis Garaude, composer
  • Mar 28 Angelo Maria Benincori, composer
  • Apr 11 Louise Reichardt, composer
  • Apr 21 William Knyvett, composer
  • Jul 10 Alois Basil Nikolaus Tomasini, composer
  • Jul 20 Ignaz Schuster, composer
  • Jul 21 Gottlob Wiedebein, composer
  • Aug 1 Francis Scott Key, American lawyer, poet and composer of the lyrics to "Star-Spangled Banner", born in Carroll County, Maryland (d. 1843)
  • Aug 17 Franz de Paula Roser, composer
  • Sep 8 Johann Philipp Samuel Schmidt, composer
  • Sep 10 Louis Alexandre Piccinni, composer
  • Nov 6 Michal Bogdanowicz, composer
  • Dec 1 Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer
  • Dec 14 Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer