On This Day in Music for July 30

Events in Music

  • 1792 500 Marseillaisian men sing France's national anthem for 1st time
  • 1824 Gioachino Rossini becomes manager of Theatre Italian, Paris

Musicians Born on Jul 30

  • 1747 Antonio Benedetto Maria Puccini, Italian composer, born in Lucca, Italy (d. 1832)
  • 1751 Maria Anna Mozart, Austrian pianist and Wolfgang's sister, born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1829)
  • 1793 Joseph-François Snel, Belgian composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1861)
  • 1824 Eugenio Terziani, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1889)
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Divorces in Music

  • 2007 Pop star Britney Spears (25) divorces rapper-dancer Kevin Federline (29) due to irreconcilable differences after over two years of marriage

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Musicians Who Died on Jul 30

  • 1655 Sigmund Theophil Staden, German composer, dies at 47
  • 1781 Augustin Ullinger, German composer, dies at 35
  • 1936 Adolf Philipp, composer, dies at 72
  • 1943 Benjamin Dale, British composer (Before the Paling of the Stars; The Flowing Tide), and educator (Royal Academy), dies at 58
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