Year 1738 in Music History

Events in Music in 1738

Musicians Born in 1738

  • Apr 17 Philip Hayes, English composer, born in Oxford (d. 1797)
  • May 4 Josef Kohaut, Czech composer, born in ┼Żatec, Czech Republic (d. 1777)
  • May 27 Bonaventura Furlanetto, Italian composer, born in Venice (d. 1817)
  • Jun 3 Johann Christoph Oley, German composer, baptized in Bernburg, Saxony-Anhalt (d. 1789)
  • Jun 29 Constantin Reindl, German composer, born in Jettenhofen, Oberpfalz, Germany (d. 1799)

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Musicians Who Died in 1738

  • Jan 6 Franz Xaver Murschhauser, German composer and theorist, dies at 74
  • Jan 17 Jean-Francois Dandrieu, French Baroque organist, harpsichord player, and composer, dies at about 56 [birth date uncertain]
  • Feb 5 Georg Reidel, German composer, dies at 61
  • Feb 12 James Sherard, English amateur composer, dies at 71
  • Mar 25 Turlough O'Carolan, Irish harper and composer (b. 1670)

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