Year 1790 in Music History

Events in Music

Musicians Born in 1790

  • Feb 11 Ignaz Assmayer, Austrian organist, and composer of liturgical music, born in Salzberg, Austria (d. 1862)
  • Feb 16 Chretien Urhan, French violinist and composer, born in Montjoie (d. 1845)
  • Mar 15 Nicola Vaccai, Italian opera composer, born in Tolentino, (d. 1848)
  • May 6 Wilhelm Würfel, Bohemian pianist, conductor, teacher, and composer, born in Plaňány, Bohemia (now Czech Republic) (d. 1832)
  • Jun 10 Joseph Daussoigne-Méhul, French composer, born in Givet, France (d. 1875)

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Musicians Who Died in 1790

  • Jan 6 Johann Trier, German composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 7 Antonio Corbisiero, Italian Baroque composer, dies at 69
  • Feb 14 Capel Bond, composer, dies at 59
  • Feb 18 Wilhelm Gottfried Enderle, German composer and violinist, dies at 67
  • Feb 19 Jean-Baptiste Krumpholz [Jan Křtitel Krumpholtz], Czech-French harpist and composer, drowns himself over lost love, in the Seine River, at 47

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