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Events in Music


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Feb 20 George Frideric Handel's opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto" premieres at the King's Theatre in Haymarket, London

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Apr 7 Johann Sebastian Bach's "St John Passion" premieres in Leipzig


Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 30 Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, German composer, born in Rosenheim (d. 1797)
  • Feb 29 Eva Marie Veigel [La Violette], Austrian ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick, born in Vienna, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1822)
  • Apr 27 Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer
  • Sep 14 Ignaz Vitzthumb, Austrian musician, composer, and conductor, born in Baden bei Wien, Austria (d. 1816)
  • Oct 1 Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
  • Dec 1 Dismas Hatas, Czech composer, born in Vysoké Mýto (d. 1777)
  • Dec 5 Joseph Friebert, composer
  • Dec 31 Franz Joseph Oehlschlagel, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 13 Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer, dies at 43
  • Jun 24 Johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77
  • Aug 24 Andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75