On This Day

December 1732 in Music History

Events in Music

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

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 13 Jean-Claude Trial, French composer, born in Avignon, France (d. 1771)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 4 John Gay, English poet and dramatist (The Beggar's Opera), dies at 47
  • Dec 14 Johann Philipp Fortsch, German composer, dies at 80
  • Dec 18 Johann Valentin Eckelt, German composer, dies at 59