Year 1764 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1764

  • Feb 8 Joseph Leopold von Eybler, Austrian composer, born in Schwechat, Habsburg Empire (now Austria) (d. 1846)
  • Feb 22 Alexander Campbell, composer
  • Mar 1 Jeremiah Ingalls, early North-American choir master and composer (Farewell Hymn), born in Andover, Massachusetts (d. 1838)
  • Apr 18 Bernhard Anselm Weber, German pianist, conductor and composer, born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1821)
  • May 1 Gottfried Rieger, Czech composer, born in Opavice, Silesia (now Czech Republic) (d. 1855)

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Musicians Who Died in 1764

  • Mar 30 Pietro Locatelli, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 68
  • Apr 17 Johann Mattheson, German composer, dies at 82
  • Apr 27 Jaime de Casellas, Spanish composer, dies at 73
  • Jun 11 Christoph Stoltzenberg, composer, dies at 74
  • Sep 12 Jean Philippe Rameau, French composer (Castor en Pollux), dies at 80

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