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Birthdays in Music in 1708

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 26 William Hayes, English composer and organist, born in Gloucester (d. 1777) baptismal date
  • Feb 8 Vaclav Jan Kopriva, Czech composer and organist, born in C√≠toliby, Czech Republic (d. 1789)
  • Mar 21 Caspar Ruetz, German composer, born in Wismar (d. 1755)
  • Apr 6 Johann George Reutter, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1772)
  • Apr 8 Georg Zarth, Bohemian composer, born in Hochtann, Bohemia (d. 1778)
  • May 3 Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theorist and composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1776)
  • Jun 19 Johann Gottlieb Janitsch, German Baroque composer, born in Schweidnitz, Silesia (d. 1763)
  • Nov 4 Robert Praelisauer, composer
  • Dec 4 Marianus K√∂nigsperger, German composer, born in Roding, Germany (d. 1769)