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Birthdays in Music in 1760

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 10 Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg, German composer & conductor, born in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany (d. 1802)
  • Jan 19 Melchor Lopez Jimenez, composer
  • Jan 30 František Xaver Partsch, Czech composer, born in Duchcov (d. 1822)
  • Feb 12 Jan Ladislav Dussek, Bohemia, pianist/composer
  • Feb 15 Jean-Francois Le Sueur, composer
  • Mar 27 Ishmail Spicer, American composer, born in Bozrah, Connecticut (d. 1832)
  • Mar 27 Marie-Jean Auguste Vestris, French ballet dancer, born in Paris (d. 1842)
  • Apr 12 Juan Manuel Olivares, Venezuelan composer, born in Caracas (d. 1797)
  • May 10 Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle, French soldier, author and composer (La Marseillaise), born in Lons-le-Saunier, France (d. 1836)
  • Jun 14 Candido Jose Ruano, Spanish composer, born in El Viso, Spain (d. 1803)
  • Sep 14 Luigi Cherubini, Italian prodigy and composer, born in Florence (d. 1842)
  • Sep 21 Gaetano Valeri, Italian composer, born in Padua, Italy (d. 1822)
  • Oct 9 Pierre Gaveaux, French composer, born in Béziers, France (d. 1825)
  • Nov 9 Henri-Philippe Gerard, Belgian composer, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1848)
  • Dec 2 Joseph Graetz, composer