Year 1747 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1747

  • Feb 17 Narciso Casanovas, Spanish keyboard player, composer, and Benedictine monk, born in Sabadell, Spain (d. 1799)
  • Feb 28 Justin Morgan, American composer and horse breeder, born in West Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1798)
  • Mar 31 Johann Abraham Peter Schulz, German composer (The Moon Has Risen), born in Lüneburg, Germany (d. 1800)
  • Apr 23 Abbé Alexandre-Auguste Robineau, French composer and painter, born in Paris (d. 1828)
  • Jun 24 Johann Melchior Dreyer, German composer, born in Röttingen, Württemberg (d. 1824)

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Musicians Who Died in 1747

  • Jun 6 Jean Barriere, French composer and cellist, dies at 40
  • Jun 19 Alessandro Marcello, composer, dies at 74
  • Jul 9 Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian opera-composer, dies at 76
  • Sep 15 Johann Gotthilf Ziegler, German baroque composer and organist, dies at 59