Year 1690 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jan 14 The musical instrument, the clarinet is invented in Nürnberg, Germany

Musicians Born in 1690

  • Jan 13 Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel, German composer and librettist, born in Grünstädtel, Saxony (d. 1749)
  • Feb 1 Francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1768)
  • Feb 21 Christoph Stoltzenberg, German composer, born in Wertheim (d. 1764)
  • Mar 1 Conrad Beissel, German born American religious leader and composer (founded Ephrata community), born in Eberbach (d. 1768)
  • Apr 25 Gottlieb Theophil Muffat, German composer, born in Passau, Germany (d. 1770)

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Musicians Who Died in 1690

  • Apr 12 Miguel Gómez Camargo, Spanish composer, dies at 71
  • May 27 Giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63
  • Jul 10 Domenico Gabrielli, Italian Baroque composer, dies at 39