On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1780

  • Jan 2 Johann Ludwig Krebs, German musician & composer, dies at 66
  • Jan 10 Francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian organist/composer, dies at 82
  • Apr 21 Ferdinand Zellbell the younger, Swedish composer and co-founder of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, dies at 60
  • Aug 19 Bernhard Haltenberger, German composer, dies at 32