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July 1782 in Music

Events in Music


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Jul 16 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera "Die Entf├╝hrung aus dem Serail" premieres in Vienna with Mozart conducting

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

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 19 Jonathan Blewitt, English organist and composer, born in London (d. 1853)
  • Jul 26 John Field, Irish pianist and composer (Nocturnes), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1837)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 15 Farinelli, Italian singer, dies at 77
  • Jul 15 Robert Wainwright, English composer and church organist, dies at 33
  • Jul 21 Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, German composer, dies at 63