1792 in Music

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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

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Dec 12 In Vienna, Ludwig van Beethoven (22) receives 1st lesson in music composition from Franz Joseph Haydn


Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 8 Lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo)
  • Feb 29 Gioacchino Rossini, Italian composer (Barber of Seville), born in Pesaro, Italy (d. 1839)
  • Apr 30 Johann Friedrich Schwencke, German composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1852)
  • Sep 5 Alexis-Charles-Maximilien Thibault, French composer, born in Nantes, France (d. 1853)
  • Sep 8 Joseph Netherclift, English composer (d. 1863)
  • Oct 3 Cipriani Potter, English pianist and composer, born in London (d. 1871)
  • Oct 13 Moritz Hauptmann, German composer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1868)
  • Oct 20 Anton Bernhard Furstenau, composer

Deaths in Music

  • 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, composer, dies
  • Aug 2 Nathanael Gottfried Gruner, composer, dies at 60
  • Aug 17 Jan Jachym Kopriva, Czech composer and organist, dies at 38
  • Nov 30 Ernst William Wolf, composer, dies at 57
  • Dec 15 Joseph Martin Kraus, composer, dies at 36