Year 1792 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Feb 7 Domenico Cimarosa's opera "Il Matrimonio Segreto" premieres in Vienna
  • Feb 23 Joseph Haydn's 94th Symphony in G premieres
  • Apr 25 "La Marseillaise", later the national anthem of France, is composed by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle in Strasbourg
  • Jul 30 500 Marseillaisian men sing France's national anthem for 1st time
  • Dec 12 In Vienna, Ludwig van Beethoven (22) receives 1st lesson in music composition from Franz Joseph Haydn

Musicians Who Died in 1792

  • Jan 10 Jean-Louis Laruette, composer, dies at 60
  • Apr 25 Johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann, German composer, dies at 54
  • Apr 30 Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer, dies at 36
  • May 3 Carlo Zuccari, Italian composer and violinist, dies at 87
  • Jun 30 Francesco Antonio Rosetti, Bohemian composer, dies

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