1741 in Music

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Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 14 George Frideric Handel finishes his "Messiah" oratorio after working on it non-stop for 23 days


Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 8 Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer
  • Feb 9 Henri-Joseph Rigel, composer
  • Feb 10 Franz Adam Veichtner, composer
  • Mar 28 Johann Andre, composer
  • Apr 17 Johann Gottlieb Naumann, composer
  • May 10 Johann Michael Schmidt, composer
  • May 23 Andrea Lucchesi, composer
  • May 29 Johann Gottfried Krebs, composer
  • Jun 22 Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer
  • Jul 27 Francois-Hippolyte Barthelemon, composer
  • Aug 15 Thomas Norris, composer
  • Aug 31 Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer, born in Freystadt, Germany (d. 1816)
  • Sep 25 Vaclav Pichl, Czech composer, born in BechynÄ›, Czech Republic (d. 1805)
  • Nov 25 Johann Christian Frischmuth, composer
  • Nov 27 Jean-Pierre Duport, composer
  • Dec 8 Maximilian JLP Gardel, French dancer/choreographer (Menuet Reine)
  • Dec 30 Bartolomeo Giacometti, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 13 Johann Joseph Fux, Austrian composer/music theorist, dies at about 80
  • Jun 22 Joseph-Hector Fiocco, composer, dies at 38

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Jul 28 Antonio Vivaldi, Italian Baroque composer (The Four Seasons), dies at 63

Violin Virtuoso & Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Violin Virtuoso & Composer
Antonio Vivaldi