Year 1731 in Music History

Events in Music

Musicians Born in 1731

  • Mar 7 Jean-Louis Laruette, French musician and composer of comic opera, born in Paris, France (d. 1792)
  • Apr 4 Francesc Morera i Cots, Valencian composer, born in Sant Mateu (d. 1793)
  • May 11 Johann Gottfried Seyfert, German composer and violinist, (d. 1772)
  • May 26 Orazio Mei, Italian organist, and composer, born in Pisa, The Papal States (now Italy) (d. 1788)
  • Aug 4 Giuseppe Colla, Italian composer, born in Parma, Italy (d. 1806)

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Musicians Who Died in 1731

  • Jan 27 Bartolomeo Cristofori, Italian instrument maker - considered the inventor of the piano, dies at 75
  • Feb 20 Friederich Karl Erbach, German composer, dies at 50
  • Feb 27 Angelo Predieri, Italian composer, dies at about 76
  • Apr 10 Maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, composer, dies at 58
  • May 1 Johann Ludwig Bach, German violinist and composer, dies at 54

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