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Encyclopedia > 1787 in music

See also: 1786 in music, other events of 1787, 1788 in music, list of years in music. See also: 1785 in music, other events of 1786, 1787 in music, list of years in music. ... 1787 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... See also: 1787 in music, other events of 1788, 1789 in music, list of years in music. ... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...

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Events

Luigi Boccherini (February 19, 1743 – May 28, 1805) was a classical era composer and cellist from Italy, mostly known for one particular minuet from one of his string quintets, and the Cello Concerto in B flat major (G 482). ... Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized December 17, 1770 – March 26, 1827) was a German composer of Classical music, the predominant musical figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras. ... Vienna (German: Wien [viːn]) is the capital of Austria, and also one of Austrias nine federal states (Bundesland Wien). ... Bonn is a city in Germany (Population (2004 est): 313,605 ; the 19th largest city in Germany), in the Bundesland of North Rhine-Westphalia, located about 20 kilometres south of Cologne on the river Rhine. ... Maria Luigi Carlo Zenobio Salvatore Cherubini (September 14, 1760 – March 15, 1842) was an Italian composer. ...

Opera

This article is about opera as an art form. ... Don Giovanni is an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte. ... W.A. Mozart at the age of 21 W.A. Mozart at the age of 34 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) is considered one of the greatest composers of European classical music. ... Lorenzo Da Ponte (March 10, 1749 - August 17, 1838) was an Italian librettist. ... Giuseppe Gazzaniga (October 5, 1743 - February 1, 1818) was an Italian composer. ... Antonio Salieri Antonio Salieri ( August 18, 1750 – May 7, 1825), born in Legnago, Italy, was a composer and conductor as well as one of the most important and famous musicians of his time. ... Beaumarchais Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (January 24, 1732 - May 18, 1799) was, among other accomplishments, a writer and librettist. ...

Classical music

  • Two Symphonies - Muzio Clementi
  • Sonata for Organ "In the Guise of a Military Band..." - Giuseppe Gherardeschi
  • Seven Last Words of Christ - Joseph Haydn
  • Symphony No. 89 in F major - Haydn
  • Symphony in E minor - Joseph Martin Kraus

Muzio Clementi (January 24, 1752 – March 10, 1832) was a classical composer, and acknowledged as the first to write specifically for the piano. ... Franz Joseph Haydn, (March 31 or April 1, 1732 – May 31, 1809) was a leading composer of the Classical period, called the Father of the Symphony and Father of the String Quartet. He used his second name, spelled in German Josef. He was the brother of Michael Haydn, himself a... Joseph Martin Kraus (June 20, 1756 -December 15, 1792), was a composer, sometimes referred to as the Swedish Mozart. Kraus was born in Mittelberg am Main in Germany, and started his education in Buchen am Odenwald, later at the Jesuit Gymnasium and Music Seminar at Mannheim, then proceeded to study...

Births

January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years). ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... November 17 is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year. ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

Deaths


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