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Year 1775 in Music History

Events in Music

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Apr 23 Opera "Il Ré Pastore" (The Shepherd King) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is first produced in Salzburg

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 21 Manuel Garcia, composer
  • Jan 27 Manuel del Popolo Vicente Rodriguez Garcia, Spanish tenor/composer
  • Apr 11 Charles-Francois Dumonchau, French pianist and composer, born in Strasbourg, France (d. 1820)
  • May 1 Jacob-Joseph-Balthasar Martinn, Flemish composer, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1836)
  • Jun 13 Antoni Radziwiłł, Polish-Lithuanian politician and musician, born in Vilnius, Lithuania (d. 1833)
  • Jul 5 William Crotch, English composer, born in Norwich, Norfolk, England (d. 1847)
  • Jul 17 August Harder, German composer, born in Schönerstädt (d. 1813)
  • Aug 2 Jose Angel Lamas, Venezuelan composer, born in Caracas, Venezuela (d. 1814)
  • Aug 17 Philippe Libon, Spanish composer, born in Cadiz, Spain (d. 1838)
  • Aug 28 Sophie Gail, French singer and composer, born in Paris (d. 1819)
  • Aug 31 Francois de Paule Jacques Raymond de Fossa, French classical guitarist and composer, born in Perpignan, France (d. 1849)
  • Oct 15 Bernhard Henrik Crusell, Swedish-Finnish composer, born in Uusikaupunki, Finland (d. 1838)
  • Oct 21 Guiseppi Baini, composer
  • Oct 27 Traugott Maximilian Eberwein, German composer, born in Weimar, Germany (d. 1831)
  • Nov 15 Georges-Julien Sieber, French music publisher and composer, born in Paris (d. 1847)
  • Dec 6 Nicolas Isouard, French composer, born in Porto Salvo, Valletta, Malta (d. 1818)
  • Dec 16 Francois-Adrien Boieldieu, French opera composer known as "the French Mozart", porn in Rouen, France (d. 1834)
  • Dec 25 Antun Sorkocevic, Ragusan composer and diplomat, born in Dubrovnik, Republic of Ragusa (d. 1841)
  • Dec 30 Heinrich Carl Ebell, German composer, born in Neu-Rippon, Germany (d. 1824)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 15 Giovanni Battista Sammartini, composer, dies
  • Jun 11 Egidio Romoaldo Duni, Italian composer, dies at 67
  • Aug 6 Heinrich Nikolaus Gerber, German composer, dies at 72
  • Sep 7 Johann Georg Holzbogen, German violinist and composer, dies at 48
  • Nov 16 Marian Paradeiser, Austrian composer, dies at 28
  • Nov 29 Lorenzo Somis, Italian composer and violinist, dies at 87