On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1738

  • Jan 6 Franz Xaver Murschhauser, German composer and theorist, dies at 74
  • Jan 17 Jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies
  • Feb 5 Georg Reidel, German composer, dies at 61
  • Feb 12 James Sherard, English amateur composer, dies at 71
  • Mar 25 Turlough O'Carolan, Irish harper and composer (b. 1670)
  • Jul 15 Antonio Maria Pacchioni, Baroque composer, dies at 84
  • Aug 29 Georg Reuter, Austrian composer and organist, dies at 81
  • Aug 29 Georg Reutter, Austrian composer and organist, dies at 81
  • Dec 13 Gotthard Wagner, German composer, dies at 59
  • Dec 22 Jean-Joseph Mouret, French composer, dies at 56