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April 1798 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 8 Dionysios Solomos, Greek poet of the Greek national anthem, born in Zakynthos Island, Greece (d. 1857)
  • Apr 9 Giuditta Pasta, Italian soprano, born in Saronno, Italy (d. 1865)
  • Apr 19 Franz Joseph Glæser, Czech-Danish composer, born in Horní Jiřetín, Bohemia (d. 1861)