On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1764

  • Apr 14 Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer, dies at 84
  • Apr 15 Madame de Pompadour, French mistress of King Louis XV of France, dies of tuberculosis at 42
  • Apr 17 Johann Mattheson, German composer, dies at 82
  • Apr 27 Jaime de Casellas, Spanish composer, dies at 73