Year 1717 in Music History

Events in Music

Musicians Born in 1717

  • Jan 4 Antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer
  • Feb 10 Pierre de La Garde, French composer, singer, and guitarist, born in Crécy-la-Chapelle, France (d. c. 1792)
  • Feb 24 Bernhard Hupfeld, composer
  • Feb 26 John Randall, British organist and hymn composer, born in Cambridge, England (d. 1799)
  • Mar 26 Manuel Jeronimo Romero de Avila, Spanish theorist and composer, born in Las Herencias, Toledo, Spain (d. 1779)

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Musicians Who Died in 1717

  • Jun 9 Louis Le Quointe, Flemish composer and organist (Bouquet de fleurs), dies at 64
  • Nov 2 Johann Jacob Walther, composer, dies
  • Nov 26 Daniel Purcell, British composer (b. 1664)