Year 1767 in Music History

Events in Music

  • May 13 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's first opera "Apollo et Hyacinthus", written when he was 11 years old, premieres in Salzburg
  • Dec 16 Van Ritter von Glucks opera "Alceste" premieres

Musicians Born in 1767

  • Feb 4 Johann Franz Volkert, composer
  • Mar 13 Heinrich Domnich, German horn player and composer, born in W├╝rzburg, 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, Indian classical Carnatic music composer, born in Tiruvarur, Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu (d. 1847)

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Musicians Who Died in 1767

  • 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, German-French composer, dies after eating poison mushrooms at about 32

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