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July 1786 in Music History

Events in Music

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Jul 31 "Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish dialect" by Robert Burns is published by John Wilson in Kilmarnock, Scotland

Poet and Lyricist Robert Burns
Poet and Lyricist
Robert Burns

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 25 Giacomo Cordella, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1846)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 22 Vaclav Kalous [Simon à Scto Bartholomaeo], Czech composer, dies at 71
  • Jul 29 Franz Asplmayr, composer, dies at 58