Year 1758 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1758

  • Jan 24 Johann Chrysostomus Drexel, German composer, born in Epfenhausen, Bavaria (d. 1801)
  • Feb 4 Pierre-Gabriel Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer
  • Feb 7 Benedikt Emanuel Schack, composer
  • Feb 12 Christian Ignatius Latrobe, English clergyman and composer (Selection of Sacred Music), born in the Fulneck Moravian Settlement, Yorkshire (d. 1836)
  • Mar 26 Johann Daniel Ferstenberg, American composer

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Musicians Who Died in 1758

  • Feb 5 Bernhard Christian Weber, composer, dies at 45
  • Mar 22 Richard Leveridge, English bass singer and composer, dies at 87
  • Apr 2 Johann Balthasar Konig, composer, dies at 67
  • Apr 24 Florian Wrastill, Austrian composer of sacred music, choir master, and Benedictine monk, dies at 41
  • Apr 27 Jan Francisci, Slovak composer, dies at 66

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