1707 in music
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The year 1707 in music involved some significant events.
- George Frideric Handel meets Domenico Scarlatti in Venice.
- Johann Sebastian Bach marries his second cousin, Maria Barbara Bach.
- Antonio Caldara leaves his post in Mantua to become maestro di cappella to Prince Ruspoli in Rome.
- William Croft becomes "Master of the Children" at the Chapel Royal, in succession to Clarke.
- Domenico Zipoli becomes a pupil of organist Giovani Maria Casini in Florence.
Published popular music
- Tomaso Albinoni – Op. 5, a collection of concerti
- Johann Sebastian Bach — Christ lag in Todes Banden, BWV 4 (chorale cantata)
- Alessandro Scarlatti – Cain, overo Il primo omicidio (oratorio)
- Thomas Clayton – Rosamond, book by Joseph Addison, produced in London
- Nicola Fago – Radamisto
- Handel – Rodrigo
- Johann Christoph Pepusch – Thomyris, Queen of Scythia
- Alessandro Scarlatti – Mitridate Eupatore
- Agostino Steffani – Arminio
- April 10 – Michel Corrette, organist and composer (died 1795)
- May 2 – Jean-Baptiste Barrière, cellist and composer (died 1747)
- December 18 – Charles Wesley, hymn-writer (died 1788)
- date unknown
- Matthew Dubourg, violinist, conductor and composer (died 1767)
- Zanetta Farussi, opera singer and composer (died 1776)
- Edward Harwood (of Darwen), composer of hymns, anthems and songs (died 1787)
- Pietro Domenico Paradisi, composer and harpsichordist (died 1791)
- Herman Friedrich Voltmar, composer (died 1782)
- February 9 – Giuseppe Aldrovandini, composer (born 1665)
- March 30 – Henry Hall, composer of church music (born c. 1656)
- April 20 – Johann Christoph Denner, inventor of the clarinet (born 1655)
- May 9 – Dieterich Buxtehude, composer (born 1637)
- June – Gaspard Le Roux, French harpsichordist (born c.1660)
- August 20 – Nicolas Gigault, organist and composer (born 1627)
- September 5 – Johann Daniel Georg Speer, composer (born 1636) 
- December 1 – Jeremiah Clarke, composer (born c.1674)
- date unknown – Julie d'Aubigny ("La Maupin"), opera singer (born 1670)
- probable – Henry Playford, music publisher (born 1657)