Year 1753 in Music History

Events in Music

  • May 29 Joseph Haydn's first opera "Krumme Teufel" (The Limping Devil) premieres in Vienna

Musicians Born in 1753

  • Feb 12 Lambert-Francois Godecharle, composer
  • May 12 Giovanni Battista Viotti, Italian violonist and composer, born in Fontanetto Po, Savoia, Kingdom of Sardinia (d. 1824)
  • Jun 8 Nicolas-Marie Dalayrac, French composer, born in Muret, Haute-Garonne, France (d. 1809)
  • Aug 22 Christian Friedrich Ruppe, Dutch-German composer, born in Bad Salzungen, Germany (d. 1826)
  • Sep 11 Friedrich August Baumbach, German composer, born in Gotha, Germany (d. 1813)

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Musicians Who Died in 1753

  • Jan 1 Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, French composer, dies at 55
  • Mar 6 Gerhardus Havingha, Dutch organist and composer, dies at 56
  • Sep 24 Georg Gebel, German musician and composer, dies at 45 [1]
  • Oct 23 Columban Praelisauer, German music director and composer, dies at 50