Year 1726 in Music History

Events in Music

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

Musicians Born in 1726

  • 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 Giuseppe Paolucci, Italian composer, born in Siena, Italy (d. 1776)
  • Jul 20 William Jones, British composer and clergyman, born in Lowick, England (d. 1800)
  • Aug 26 Karl Kohaut, Austrian composer and lutenist, born in Vienna (d. 1784)

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Musicians Who Died in 1726

  • Jan 2 Domenico Zipoli, Italian organist & composer, dies at 37
  • Jun 18 Michel-Richard Delalande, French organist and baroque composer (De Profundis), dies at 68
  • Jul 8 Antonio Maria Bononcini, Italian cellist and composer, dies at 49
  • Oct 16 Giovanni Maria Capelli, Italian composer, dies at 77