October 1761 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 15 Peter Grønland, Danish composer, born in Wilster, Germany (d. 1825)
  • Oct 22 Johann Christian Gottlob Eidenbenz, German composer, born in Owen, Kirchheim unter Teck, Germany (d. 1799)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 11 Johann Pfeiffer, German violinist, composer and concert master at court (Bayreuth), dies at 64