On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1750

  • Feb 2 Johann Graf, German composer, dies at 65
  • Feb 22 Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer, dies at 71
  • May 29 Giuseppe Porsile, Neapolitan composer, dies at 70
  • Jun 2 Johann Valentin Rathgeber, German benedictine and composer, dies at 68
  • Jun 14 Franz Anton Maichelbeck, German composer, dies at 47

Person of interestJohann Sebastian Bach

Jul 28 Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer (Art of the Fugue, Mattheus-Passion), dies at 65

  • Sep 14 Carl T Pachelbel, US organist/composer
  • Sep 15 Charles Theodore Pachelbel, composer, dies at 59
  • Oct 3 Georg Matthias Monn, Austrian composer, dies at 33
  • Oct 16 Silvius Leopold Weiss, German composer and lutenist, dies at 64
  • Nov 1 Giuseppe Sammartini, composer, dies at 55
  • Nov 25 Francesco Feroci, composer, dies at 77