On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1729

  • Apr 11 Manuel de Egues, composer, dies at 71
  • Jun 27 Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, French harpsichordist, organist, singer, and composer (Les pièces de clavessin; Céphale et Procris), dies at 74
  • Jul 16 Johann David Heinichen, German composer, dies at 46
  • Aug 11 Nicola Francesco Haym, Italian composer, dies at 51
  • Dec 1 Christian Ludwig Boxberg, German composer, dies at 59