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Events in Music


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Jul 17 George Frideric Handel's "Water Music" premieres on the river Thames in London


Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 4 Antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer
  • Feb 10 Pierre de La Garde, composer
  • Feb 24 Bernhard Hupfeld, composer
  • Feb 26 John Randall, British composer (d. 1799)
  • Mar 26 Manuel Jeronimo Romero de Avila, Spanish theorist and composer, born in Las Herencias, Toledo, Spain (d. 1779)
  • Mar 31 Florian Wrastill, composer
  • Apr 9 Georg Matthias Monn, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1750)
  • Apr 30 Guillaume Gommaire Kennis, composer
  • Jun 19 Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz, composer
  • Aug 13 Christoph Nichelsmann, German composer

Deaths in Music

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