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Birthdays in Music in 1782

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 29 Daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber, French opera composer (Fra Diavolo)
  • Jan 29 Franciszek Ścigalski, Polish composer, born in Grodzisk, Wielkopolski
  • Apr 14 Carlo Coccia, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1873)
  • May 26 Joseph Drechsler, Czech composer, born in Vlachovo Březí, Czech Republic (d. 1852)
  • Jun 19 John Bray, English-born American actor and composer (The Indian Princess) (d. 1822)
  • Jul 19 Jonathan Blewitt, English organist and composer, born in London (d. 1853)
  • Jul 26 John Field, Irish pianist and composer (Nocturnes), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1837)
  • Sep 23 Jacques-Fereol Mazas, composer
  • Oct 27 Niccolo Paganini, Italian composer and violin virtuoso (Princess Lucca), born in Genoa, Italy (d. 1840)