On This Day

July 1778 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 7 Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer
  • Jul 10 Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer and royal chaplain master, born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1858)
  • Jul 29 Carl Borromaus Neuner, German composer, born in Munich, Bavaria (d. 1830)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 28 Arvid Niclas Hopken, Swedish composer, dies at 68