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Year 1734 in Music History

Events in Music

Musicians Born in 1734

  • Jan 13 Luca Sorkocevic, composer
  • Jan 17 François-Joseph Gossec, Belgian-French composer (Les PĂȘcheurs; Mirza), born in Vergnies, Austrian Netherlands (now Belgium) (d. 1829)
  • Jan 31 Julien-Amable Mathieu, composer
  • Feb 20 Franz Ignaz Beck, German violinist, composer, conductor and music teacher, born in Mannheim, Electorate of the Palatinate (d. 1809)
  • Mar 18 Joseph Schmitt, composer

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Musicians Who Died in 1734

  • Mar 8 Carolomannus Pachschmidt, Austrian composer, dies at 33
  • Mar 21 Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer, dies at 48
  • Apr 1 Louis Lully, French musician and son of Jean-Baptiste Lully, dies at 69
  • Jul 6 Nicolas Bernier, French composer, dies at 69
  • Dec 21 Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, Bohemian lutenist and Baroque composer, dies at 54