Year 1719 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1719

  • Mar 30 John Hawkins, English writer of the 1st history of music, born in London, England
  • Apr 17 Christian Gottfried Krause, German composer, born in Wińsko, Poland (d. 1770)
  • Sep 3 Ferdinand Zellbell the younger, Swedish composer and co-founder of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1780)
  • Oct 26 Joaquín Martínez de Oxinagas, composer, born in Bilbao, Basque Country (d. 1789)
  • Nov 10 Georg Philipp Kress, German violinist and composer, born in Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1779)

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Musicians Who Died in 1719

  • Feb 25 Giovanni Maria Casini, Italian composer, dies at 66
  • Apr 15 Johann Friedrich Treiber, German historian & composer, dies at 76
  • Jul 26 Johann Georg Christian Störl, German organist, kappelmeister, and composer, dies at 43
  • Sep 19 Joachim Tielke, German violin maker, dies at 77