1708 in music


1708 in music

The year 1708 in music involved some significant events.

Events

*Alessandro Scarlatti returns to Naples from Venice.
*Johann Sebastian Bach becomes organist and concert-master at the Weimar court.

Published popular music

*"Lyra Davidica" (hymns)

Classical Music

*George Frederic Handel - "La Resurrezione" (The Resurrection) (oratorio)

Opera

*André Campra - "Hippodamie"
*George Frideric Handel
**"Daphne"
**"Florindo"
*Nicola Porpora - "Aggripina"

Births

*January 26 - William Hayes (composer), composer
*February 8 - Vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer
*February 9 - Egidio Romoaldo Duni, composer of opera comique
*April 6 - George Reuter, composer
*April 8 - Georg Reutter, composer of church music (died 1772)
*June 19 - Johann Gottlieb Janitsch, composer
*November 4 - Robert Praelisauer, composer
*December 4 - Marianus Konigsperger, composer
*"date unknown" - Lavinia Fenton, actress, the original Polly Peachum (died 1760)

Deaths

*January 23 - Thomas Bullis, composer
*May 27 - Jacques Danican Philidor, composer
*August 4 - Vincenzo De Grandis, composer
*October 1 - John Blow, composer (born 1649)
*"date unknown" - Giovanni Battista Draghi, composer and keyboardist (born c.1640)


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