On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1782

  • Jan 1 Johann Christian Bach (English Bach), German composer & 11th son of Johann Sebastian Bach, dies at 46
  • Mar 19 Louis-Henry Paisible, French composer, dies at 33
  • Apr 6 Rynoldus Popma van Oevering, composer, dies at 90
  • Apr 22 Josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, Czech composer, dies at 66
  • May 20 Carlo Giovanni Testori, composer, dies at 68
  • May 20 Christoph Gottlieb Schroter, composer, dies at 82
  • Jul 15 Farinelli, Italian singer, dies at 77
  • Jul 15 Robert Wainwright, English composer and church organist, dies at 33
  • Jul 21 Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, German composer, dies at 63
  • Oct 23 Joseph Riepel, Austrian-born German composer, dies at 73