On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1762

  • Jan 13 Leonhard Trautsch, German composer, dies at 68
  • Feb 11 Johann Tobias Krebs, German organist and composer, dies at 71
  • Feb 12 Laurent Belissen, French composer, dies at 68
  • Apr 23 Johann Samuel Endler, German composer, dies at 67
  • May 16 Ernst Christian Hesse, German composer, dies at 86
  • May 24 Joseph Umstatt, Austrian composer, dies at 51
  • Jun 19 Johann Ernst Eberlin, German composer, dies at 60
  • Jul 16 Jacques Hotteterre, French composer and flautist, dies at 87
  • Jul 20 Christoph Nichelmann, German composer and harpsichordist, dies at 44
  • Sep 17 Francesco Geminiani, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 6 Francesco Manfredini, Italian Baroque composer, violinist, and maestro di cappella (St. Phillip's Cathedral, 1727-65), dies at 78