Year 1748 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1748

  • Jan 1 Giovanni Furno, composer
  • Jan 9 Stefan Paluselli, Austrian choirmaster, composer, and monk, born in Kurtatsch, South Tyrol (d. 1805)
  • Jan 22 Lewis Edson, early American composer, born in Woodstock, New York (d. 1820)
  • Jan 26 Emanuel Aloys Förster, Bohemian composer and music teacher, born in Niederstaina, Kingdom of Prussia (now Ścinawka Dolna, Poland) (d. 1823)
  • Feb 2 Christian Gottfried Thomas, composer

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Musicians Who Died in 1748

  • Feb 3 Henri Madin, French composer, dies at 49
  • Mar 23 Johann Gottfried Walther, German composer and musicologist, dies at 63
  • Aug 16 Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, Italian composer, dies at 63
  • Nov 25 Isaac Watts, English writer, preacher and hymnist (Horae Lyrican), dies at 74