Year 1786 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 7 The oldest musical organization in the United States is founded in Boston, Massachusetts as the Stoughton Musical Society

Musicians Who Died in 1786

  • Jan 14 Michael Arne, English composer (b. 1740 or 1741)
  • Feb 20 Johann Wolfgang Kleinknecht, German composer, dies at 70
  • Mar 7 František Benda, Bohemian violinist and composer, dies at 76
  • May 19 John Stanley, English blind composer and organist, dies at 74
  • Jul 22 Vaclav Kalous [Simon à Scto Bartholomaeo], Czech composer, dies at 71

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