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1763 in music

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1763 in music

Events

  • January 1 - First performance of William Boyce's "At length, th’imperious Lord of War".
  • March 24 - Christoph Willibald Gluck leaves Vienna, bound for Bologna where his opera Il trionfo di Clelia is to be premièred.
  • April 26 - Gluck is awarded a pension of 600 gulden by Empress Maria Theresa.
  • May 14 - Nuovo Teatro Pubblico in Bologna opens with the première of Gluck's Il trionfo di Clelia; it is the first major opera house to be constructed with public funds and owned by the municipality.
  • May 26 - In Paris, François-Joseph Gossec goes to court to retrieve property from the estate of his late patron Alexandre Le Riche de La Poupelinière.
  • July 9 - Mozart family grand tour: The family of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart sets out on a European tour, ending this year in Paris.
  • James Hook becomes musical director of Marylebone Gardens in London.
  • Popular music

  • none listed
  • Opera

  • Pietro Guglielmi – Tito Manlio
  • Joseph Haydn – Acide
  • Niccolò Jommelli - Didone abbandonata (third version)
  • Vincenzo Manfredini – Carlo Magno
  • Classical music

  • Johann Georg Albrechtsberger - Applausus musicus (cantata)
  • Joseph Haydn – Symphonies nos. 12 and 13
  • Michael Haydn – Symphony in G major "Divertimento"; Symphony in B-flat major, Perger 51 "La Confidenza"
  • Georg Philipp Telemann - Gott, man lobet dich in der Stille (cantata)
  • Births

  • February 20 – Adalbert Gyrowetz, composer (died 1850)
  • March 18 – Marie Christine Björn, ballerina
  • April 7 – Domenico Dragonetti, composer (died 1846)
  • May 15 – Franz Danzi, composer (died 1826)
  • June 14 – Johann Simon Mayr, composer (died 1845)
  • June 22 – Étienne Méhul, composer (died 1817)
  • December 12 - Margareta Alströmer, singer and artist (died 1816)
  • Deaths

  • February 7 – Christoph Schaffrath, composer (born 1709)
  • February 12 (buried) – Gottfried Heinrich Bach, keyboardist son of Johann Sebastian Bach (born 1724)
  • May 30 – Gustaviana Schröder, Swedish singer (born 1701)
  • June 1 – Johann Caspar Vogler, composer
  • July 17 – Wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer
  • August 14 – Giovanni Battista Somis, composer
  • December 2 – Carl August Thielo, composer
  • unknown date – Johann Gottlieb Janitsch, composer (born 1708)
  • probable - Nicola Logroscino, composer (born 1698)
  • References

    1763 in music Wikipedia


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