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Year 1742 in Music History

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Musicians Born in 1742

  • Jan 15 Eugene Godecharle, Belgian violinist & composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1798)
  • Jan 26 Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, German composer, born in Hanover (d. 1806)
  • Mar 4 Johann Heinrich Egli, Swiss composer and violinist, born in Seegraben (d. 1810)
  • Apr 24 Roman Hoffstetter, German classical composer, born in Weikersheim, Germany (d. 1815)
  • May 8 Jean-Baptiste Krumpholz [Jan KÅ™titel Krumpholtz], Czech-French harpist and composer, born in Budenice, Zlonice, Czech Republic (d. 1790)

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Musicians Who Died in 1742

  • Jan 6 Johann Georg Reinhardt, Austrian organist, composer, and Kappelmeister dies at about 66
  • Apr 13 Giovanni Veneziano, Italian composer, dies at 59
  • Apr 23 Mihael Omerza, Slovenian composer, dies at 62
  • May 11 Francesco Stradivari, Italian violin maker & son of Antonius, dies at 70
  • Jun 8 Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker, son of Antonius, dies at 62

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