On This Day

April 1776 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 8 Thaddäus Weigl, German-Austrian composer, publisher, and conductor, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1844)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 22 Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theorist & composer, dies at 67
  • Apr 24 Giuseppi Paolucci, Italian composer, dies at 49