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July 1762 in Music History

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 10 Louis-François Roubiliac's monument to George Frideric Handel is unveiled at Westminster Abbey in London


Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 4 Marco Santucci, Italian composer, born in Camaiore, Tuscany, Italy (d. 1843)
  • Jul 20 Jakob Haibel, Austrian composer, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1826)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 16 Jacques Hotteterre, French composer and flautist, dies at 87
  • Jul 20 Christoph Nichelmann, German composer and harpsichordist, dies at 44