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Year 1768 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1768

  • Mar 12 Carolus Antonius Fodor [Carel Anton Fodor], Dutch pianist, conductor and prominent composer, born in Venlo, Netherlands (d. 1846)
  • Apr 7 Karl Theodor Toeschi, composer
  • Sep 1 Carl Bernhard Wessely, composer
  • Sep 12 Benjamin Carr, American organist, composer, choirmaster, teacher, music publisher, and co-founder of Philadelphia's Music Fund Society, born in London (d. 1831)
  • Sep 14 Georg Johann Schinn, German composer, born in Sinzig, Germany (d. 1833)

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Musicians Who Died in 1768

  • Jan 1 Jean-Laurent Krafft, French composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 28 John Wainwright, English composer and organist, dies at 44
  • Mar 3 Nicola Antonio Porpora, Italian composer, and voice teacher, dies at 81
  • Mar 14 Vigilio Blasio Faitello, Italian composer, dies at 58
  • Apr 7 Michel Mathieu, composer, dies at 78

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