On This Day

Deaths in Music in 1777

  • Jan 1 Emanuele Barbella, Neapolitan composer, dies at 58
  • Mar 1 Georg Christoph Wagenzeil, Austria (court) composer/pianist, dies at 62
  • Jul 27 William Hayes, English composer and organist, dies at 69
  • Aug 17 Giuseppe Scarlatti, Italian composer, dies at 54
  • Aug 23 Giuseppe Sellitto, composer, dies at 77
  • Sep 1 Johann Ernst Bach, composer, dies at 55
  • Oct 13 Dismas Hatas, Czech composer, dies at 52
  • Nov 30 Jean-Marie Leclair, composer, dies at 74