Year 1788 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1788

  • Jan 5 Kaspar Ett, German organist & composer, born in Eresing, Germany (d. 1847)
  • Jan 8 Erik Drake, Swedish composer (Royal Swedish Academy of Music), born on Föllingsö, Östergötland (d. 1870)
  • Jan 13 Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz, composer
  • Feb 10 Johann Peter Pixis, German pianist and composer, born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1874)
  • Feb 25 Mateo Ferrer, Spanish composer and organist, born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 1864)

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Musicians Who Died in 1788

  • Jan 5 Johann Schneider, German composer and pupil of Bach, dies at 85
  • Jan 15 Gaetano Latilla, composer, dies at 77
  • Jan 17 Alessio Prati, Italian composer, dies at 37
  • Jan 31 Francesco Zannetti, Italian composer, dies at 50
  • Feb 22 Franz Joseph Oehlschlagel, composer, dies at 63

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