On This Day

April 1729 in Music History

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Apr 15 Johann Sebastian Bach's "St Matthew Passion" premieres in Leipzig


Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 18 Gaétan Vestris, French ballet dancer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1808)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 11 Manuel de Egues, composer, dies at 71