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Year 1790 in Music History

Events in Music


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Jan 26 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera "Cosi Fan Tutte" premieres in Vienna

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 11 Ignaz Assmayer, composer
  • Feb 16 Chretien Urhan, composer
  • Mar 15 Nicola Vaccai, Italian opera composer, born in Tolentino, (d. 1848)
  • May 6 Wilhelm Würfel, Bohemian pianist and composer, born in Plaňány, Kolín (d. 1832)
  • Jun 10 Joseph Daussoigne-Méhul, French composer, born in Givet, France (d. 1875)
  • Jun 21 Wilhelm Speyer, German violinist and composer, born in Offenbach, Hesse, Germany (d. 1878)
  • Oct 8 Waldemar Thrane, Norwegian composer, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1828)
  • Oct 14 Georg Gerson, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1825)
  • Oct 30 Karol Joseph Lipinski, Polish composer and virtuoso violinist, born in Radzyń Podlaski, Poland (d. 1861)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 6 Johann Trier, German composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 7 Antonio Corbisiero, 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 Krumpholtz, Czech composer, dies at 47
  • Feb 21 Johann Friedrich Klöffler, German composer, dies at 64
  • Jun 8 Charles-Joseph van Helmont, composer, dies at 75
  • Jul 31 Johann Christian Frischmuth, German composer, dies at 48
  • Sep 3 Thomas Norris, English composer, dies at 49
  • Dec 16 Ludwig August Lebrun, German composer, dies at 38