1726 in Music

Events in Music

  • May 5 Marie de Camargo (16) premieres at Opera of Paris

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 14 Josef Antonin Stepan, Bohemian composer, born in Kopidlno, Czech Republic (d. 1797)
  • Apr 12 Charles Burney, English music historian, born in Shrewsbury, England (d. 1814)
  • May 25 Giuseppi Paolucci, Italian composer, born in Siena, Italy (d. 1776)
  • Jul 20 William Jones, English composer and curate, born in Lowick (d. 1800)
  • Aug 26 Karl Kohaut, Austrian composer and lutenist, born in Vienna (d. 1784)
  • Sep 7 François-André Danican Philidor, French composer and chess champion, born in Dreux, France (d. 1795)
  • Dec 24 Johann Ernst Hartmann, Danish organist & composer, born in Glogów, Poland (d. 1793)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 2 Domenico Zipoli, composer, dies at 37
  • Jun 18 Michel-Richard Delalande, French baroque composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 16 Giovanni Maria Capelli, Italian composer, dies at 77