On This Day

Year 1767 in Music History

Events in Music

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May 13 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's first opera "Apollo et Hyacinthus", written when he was 11 years old, premieres in Salzburg

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Dec 16 Van Ritter von Glucks opera "Alceste" premieres

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 4 Johann Franz Volkert, composer
  • Mar 13 Heinrich Domnich, German hornist and composer, born in Würzburg, Germany (d. 1844)
  • Mar 19 Leonhard von Call, composer
  • Apr 27 Andreas Romberg, German violinist and composer (Song of the Clock), born in Vechta, Germany (d. 1821)
  • May 4 Tyagaraja, Composer of Indian classical Carnatic music, born in Tiruvarur, Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu (d. 1847)
  • May 24 Josef Schnabel, German composer, born in Naumburg am Queis, Silesia (d. 1831)
  • May 24 Ferdinand Franzl, German composer, born in Schwetzingen (d. 1833)
  • May 25 Friedrich Johann Eck, German violinist and composer (Concertos pour violon), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1838)
  • Jul 31 Amelie Julia Candielle, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1834)
  • Aug 30 Christian Frederich Gottlieb Schwencke, German composer, born in Wachenhausen (d. 1822)
  • Sep 8 Karl August von Lichtenstein, German composer, born in Lahm, Bavaria (d. 1845)
  • Sep 17 Henri-Montan Berton, French composer (d. 1844)
  • Sep 22 José Maurício Nunes Garcia, Brazilian classical composer (Master of Music at the Royal Chapel), born in Rio de Janiero, Brazil (d. 1830)
  • Sep 26 Wenzel Müller, Austrian composer, born in Markt Türnau, Moravia (d. 1835)
  • Oct 21 Francesco Ruggi, composer
  • Nov 11 Bernhard Romberg, German cellist, composer and royal chaplain bandmaster, born in Dinklage, Germany (d. 1841)
  • Dec 29 Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, Belgian-born French composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1866)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 3 Luca Antonio Predieri, Italian composer and violinist, dies at 78
  • Apr 7 Franz Sparry, Austrian composer, dies at 51
  • May 18 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, German composer, dies at 28
  • Jun 25 Georg Philipp Telemann, German late baroque composer, dies at 86
  • Aug 28 Johann Schobert, composer, dies
  • Oct 18 Joseph Paul Ziegler, Austrian composer, dies at 45