Year 1702 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1702

  • Jan 6 Jose Melchior de Nebra Blascu, Spanish composer, born in Calatayud, Spain (d. 1768)
  • Feb 10 Jean-Pierre Guignon [Giovanni Pietro Ghignone], Italian-French violinist and composer, born in Turin, Duchy of Savoy (now Italy) (d. 1774)
  • Feb 27 Johann Valentin Gorner, German composer, born in Penig, Saxony (now Germany) (d. 1762)
  • Mar 25 Christian Gottlieb Ziegler, German composer, born in Pulsnitz, Saxony
  • Mar 27 Johann Ernst Eberlin, German composer, born in Jettingen-Scheppach, Germany (d. 1762)

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Musicians Who Died in 1702

  • May 5 Jacob Hintze, German composer, dies at 79
  • Sep 17 Olof Rudbeck, Swedish scientist, writer and composer, dies at 71
  • Nov 4 Thomas Eisenhut, German composer, dies at 58