Year 1697 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1697

  • Jan 1 Johann Pfeiffer, composer
  • Jan 30 Johann Joachim Quantz, German royal flautist & composer, born in Oberscheden, Electorate of Hanover (now Scheden, Germany) (d. 1773)
  • Feb 17 Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, French composer, born in Versailles, France (d. 1753)
  • Apr 8 Pierre Prowo, German composer, born in Altona (d. 1757)
  • Apr 16 Johann Gottlieb Gorner, German composer, born in Penig, Germany (d. 1778)

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Musicians Who Died in 1697

  • Jan 6 Carlo Mannelli, Italian composer, dies at 56
  • Apr 8 Nikolaus Bruhns, Danish-German composer and organist, dies (b. 1665)
  • May 18 Guillaume Dumanoir, French composer, dies at 81