Year 1769 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Sep 18 John Harris of Boston, Massachusetts, builds 1st spinet piano

Musicians Born in 1769

  • Jan 17 Ole Andreas Lindeman, Norwegian organist (Trondheim Vor Frelsers Kirke, 1799-57), composer, and educator, born in Øye, Surnadal, Norway (d. 1857)
  • Mar 7 Josef Alois Ladurner, Austrian composer and priest, born in Algund (d. 1851)
  • Mar 25 Salvatore Vigano, Italian choreographer, dancer and composer, born in Naples (d. 1821)
  • Apr 11 Johann Georg Lickl, Austrian organist, kapellmeister, and composer, born in Korneuburg, Lower Austria (d. 1843)
  • Apr 12 Giovanni Agostino Perotti, Italian composer, born in Vercelli, Italy (d. 1855)

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Musicians Who Died in 1769

  • Mar 27 Josef Antonin Gurecky, composer, dies at 60
  • Oct 9 Marianus Königsperger, German composer, dies at 60