Year 1709 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1709

  • Jan 22 Joseph Riepel, Austrian-born German composer, born in Rainbach im Mühlkreis (d. 1782)
  • Feb 16 Charles Avison, English composer, born in Newcastle upon Tyne (d. 1770) baptismal date
  • Mar 1 Josef Antonin Gurecky, Czech composer, born in Přerov (d. 1769)
  • Jun 25 Francesco Araja, Italian composer, born in Naples, Kingdom of Sicily (d. 1770)
  • Oct 25 Georg Gebel, German musician and composer, born in Brzeg, Silesia (d. 1753) [1]

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Musicians Who Died in 1709

  • Feb 8 Giuseppe Torelli, Italian composer (Concerti Grossi), dies at 50
  • Jun 14 Gottfried Wegner, German theologian and hymn composer, dies at 65
  • Jul 17 Pascal Collasse, French Baroque composer, dies at 60