Year 1782 in Music History

Events in Music

Musicians Born in 1782

  • Jan 29 Daniel François Esprit Auber, French opera composer (Fra Diavolo), born in Caen, Normandy, France (d. 1871)
  • Jan 29 Franciszek Ścigalski, Polish violinist, composer, conductor, and teacher, born in Grodzisk Wielkopolski, Poland (d. 1846)
  • Apr 14 Carlo Coccia, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1873)
  • May 26 Joseph Drechsler, Czech composer, born in Vlachovo Březí, Czech Republic (d. 1852)
  • Jun 19 John Bray, English-born American actor and composer (The Indian Princess) (d. 1822)

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Musicians Married in 1782

  • Aug 4 Musician Wolfang Amadeus Mozart (26) weds Constanze Weber in St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna, Austria

Musicians Who Died in 1782

  • Jan 1 Johann Christian Bach (English Bach), German composer & 11th son of Johann Sebastian Bach, dies at 46
  • Mar 19 Louis-Henry Paisible, French composer, dies at 33
  • Apr 6 Rynoldus Popma van Oevering, composer, dies at 90
  • Apr 12 Metastasio, Italian poet and librettist (b. 1698)
  • Apr 22 Josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, Czech composer, dies at 66

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