Year 1684 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1684

  • Feb 16 Bohuslav Matěj Černohorský, Czech monk/composer, born in Nymburk, Bohemia
  • Mar 26 Johann Graf, German composer, born in Nürnberg (d. 1750)
  • Mar 31 Francesco Durante, Neapolitan composer, and teacher, born in Frattamaggiore, Kingdom of Naples (now Italy) (d. 1755)
  • Jun 22 Francesco Manfredini, Italian Baroque composer, violinist, and maestro di cappella (St. Phillip's Cathedral, 1727-65), born in Pistoia, Grand Duchy of Tuscany (now Italy) (d. 1762)
  • Sep 18 Johann Gottfried Walther, German composer and musicologist, born in Erfurt, Germany (d. 1748)

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Musicians Who Died in 1684

  • Feb 12 Pietro Andrea Ziani, Italian composer and organist, dies at 67
  • May 8 Henri Dumont, Dutch composer, dies at 73 or 74