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April 1784 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Premiere

Apr 29 Premiere of Mozart's Violin Sonata in B flat, K.454 at Kärntnerthor Theater in Vienna; violinist Regina Strinasacchi, and Wolfgang Mozart on piano

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 5 Louis Spohr, German violin virtuoso and composer (Faust), born in Braunschweig, Germany (d. 1859)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 2 Pierre Leclair, French composer and violinist, dies at 74