On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1770

  • Feb 26 Francois Hanot, French composer and violinist, dies at 72
  • Feb 26 Giuseppe Tartini, Venetian Baroque composer and violinist (Trillo del Diavolo), dies at 77
  • Apr 19 Esprit Antoine Blanchard, French composer, dies at 74
  • Apr 28 Marie-Anne de Cupis de Camargo, French dancer, dies at 60
  • May 4 Christian Gottfried Krause, German composer, dies at 51
  • May 10 Charles Avison, English composer, dies at 61
  • Jul 26 Michael Schevenstuhl, composer, dies at 65
  • Oct 1 Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, French composer and violinist, dies at 64
  • Nov 17 Gian Francesco de Majo, composer, dies at 38
  • Dec 9 Gottlieb Theophil Muffat, German composer, dies at 80
  • Dec 10 Theophil "Gottlieb" Muffat, German court organist/composer, dies at 80