Year 1732 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Dec 7 The Royal Opera House opens at Covent Garden, London, England

Musicians Born in 1732

  • Jan 2 František "Franz" Xaver Brixi, Czech classical composer and kapellmeister, born in Prague (d. 1771)
  • Jan 18 Jean-Guillain Cardon, French harpist, teacher, and composer, born in Mons, South Netherlands (d. 1803)
  • Feb 5 Nathanael Gottfried Gruner, composer
  • Feb 25 Robert Hudson, British composer, born in London, England (d. 1815)
  • Mar 24 Gian Francesco de Majo, Italian composer, born in Naples (d. 1770)

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Musicians Who Died in 1732

  • Feb 17 Louis Marchand, French Baroque musician and composer, dies at 63
  • Mar 5 Joseph François Salomon, French composer, dies at 82
  • Apr 5 Johann Christian Schieferdecker, German composer, dies at 52
  • Apr 23 Cajetan Kolberer, German composer, dies at 63
  • May 13 Theodor Schwartzkopff, German composer, dies at 72

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