On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1742

  • Jan 6 Johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies
  • Apr 13 Giovanni Veneziano, Italian composer, dies at 59
  • Apr 23 Mihael Omerza, Slovenian composer, dies at 62
  • May 11 Francesco Stradivari, Italian violin maker & son of Antonius, dies at 70
  • Jun 8 Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62
  • Jun 28 Jan Josef Ignác Brentner, Bohemian composer, dies at 52
  • Jul 1 Bohuslav Matěj Černohorský, Czech monk and composer, dies at 58
  • Jul 12 Evaristo Felice dall'Abaco, Italian cellist and composer, dies on 67th birthday
  • Aug 25 José António Carlos de Seixas, Portuguese composer, dies at 38