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February 26, 1770 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Music

  • Antoine Reicha, Czech born French composer and teacher, friend of Beethoven, born in Prague (d. 1836)

Deaths in Music

  • Francois Hanot, French composer and violinist, dies at 72
  • Giuseppe Tartini, Venetian Baroque composer and violinist (Trillo del Diavolo), dies at 77
1770 in Music