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April 1715 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 11 John Alcock, English composer and organist, born in London (d. 1806)
  • Apr 17 Johann Wolfgang Kleinknecht, German composer, born in Ulm, Germany (d. 1786)
  • Apr 19 James Nares, English composer, born in Stanwell (d. 1783)
  • Apr 23 Johann Friedrich Doles, German composer, pupil of J. S. Bach, born in Steinbach-Hallenberg, Germany (d. 1797)
  • Apr 28 Franz Sparry, Austrian composer, born in Graz (d. 1767)