On This Day

Year 1772 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 22 Joseph Lipavsky, composer
  • Feb 22 Karl Jacob Wagner, composer
  • Feb 26 Caspar Fürstenau, German flautist and composer, born in Münster (d. 1819)
  • Mar 27 Giovanni Liverati, Italian composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1846)
  • Mar 30 Johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer
  • Apr 1 Ignaz Franz von Mosel, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1844)
  • May 11 Henri-Jean Rigel, composer
  • Jul 25 Gottlob Benedikt Bierey, German composer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1840)
  • Sep 18 Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, French musician and composer, born in Dreux, France (d. 1839)
  • Oct 4 François-Louis Perne, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1832)
  • Oct 25 Corneille Vander Planken, Belgian violinist and composer (d. 1849)
  • Nov 10 Jan Nepomuk Kanka, Czech composer, born in Prague Old Town (d. 1863)
  • Nov 18 Louis Ferdinand, Prussian prince and a soldier in the Napoleonic Wars, born in Friedrichsfelde Palace, Berlin (d. 1806)
  • Dec 7 Joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, Bohemian aristocrat and composer, born in Vienna (d. 1816)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 11 Johann George Reutter, composer, dies at 63
  • Apr 19 Johann Peter Kellner, German organist and composer, dies at 66
  • Jun 15 Louis-Claude Daquin [d'Acquin], French organist and composer (La Rose), dies at 77
  • Aug 21 Alessandro Felici, Italian composer, dies at 29
  • Aug 21 Johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer, dies at 48
  • Oct 8 Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60
  • Nov 5 Johannes Schmidlin, Swiss composer, dies at 50
  • Dec 12 Johann Gottfried Seyfert, German composer, violinist, dies at 41