Year 1720 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1720

  • Jan 4 Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court) composer and organist, born in Dobitschen, Thuringia (d. 1774)
  • Jan 17 Jean-Joseph Vadé, French songwriter, poet, and playwright, born in Ham, France (d. 1757)
  • May 21 Antonio Corbisiero, Italian composer (d. 1790)
  • Aug 10 Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer of Schauensee, Swiss composer and organist, born in Lucerne, Switzerland (d. 1789)
  • Aug 11 Martin Gerbert, German composer, music historian and Benedictine abbot, born in Horb am Neckar, Duchy of Württemberg (now Germany) (d. 1793)

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Musicians Who Died in 1720

  • Mar 8 Georg Bronner, German composer and organist, dies at 53
  • Jul 27 Johann Samuel Welter, German composer, dies at 69