Year 1744 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1744

  • Feb 9 Amos Bull, American composer (The Responsary), born in Enfield, Connecticut (d. 1825)
  • May 3 Friedrich Wilhelm Weis, German physician and composer, born in Göttingen, Germany (d. 1826)
  • May 4 Marianne Martinez, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1812)
  • May 18 Joseph Beer, Bohemian clarinetist, and composer (5th clarinet flap), born in Grünwald, Bohemia (d. 1812)
  • Jun 18 Georg Augustin Holler, German composer (d. 1814)

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Musicians Who Died in 1744

  • Jan 15 Charles-Hubert Gervais, French baroque composer, dies at 72
  • Jan 25 Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer, dies at 64
  • Feb 15 František Václav Míča, Czech conductor and composer, dies at 49
  • Jun 14 Andre Campra, French composer, dies at 83
  • Aug 19 Carlo Arrigoni, Italian composer and musician, dies at 46

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