1716 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 18 Gaspard Fritz, Swiss composer and violinist, born in Geneva (d. 1783)
  • Mar 21 Josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, composer
  • Apr 4 John Evangelist Schreiber, composer
  • Apr 9 Johann Georg Zechner, Austrian composer, born in Gleisdorf, Austria (d. 1778)
  • Apr 12 Felice Giardini, Italian composer, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1796)
  • Sep 2 Johann Trier, German composer, born in Themar, Thuringia
  • Oct 25 Petronio Maria Pio Sgabazzi, composer
  • Dec 23 Johann Heinrich Rolle, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 8 Harald Vallerius, composer, dies at 69
  • Mar 10 Wenzel Ludwig von Radolt, composer, dies at 48
  • Mar 13 Georg Gabriel Schutz, German composer, dies at 46
  • Aug 3 Sebastián Durón, Spanish composer, dies at 56
  • Sep 25 Johann Christoph Pez, composer, dies at 52
  • Sep 30 Heinrich Georg Neuss, composer, dies at 62
  • Dec 6 Benedictus Buns, Dutch Carmelite and composer (b. 1642)