1713 in music
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The year 1713 in music involved some significant events.
- Foundation of the Académie Royale de Danse by King Louis XIV of France.
- Daniel Purcell becomes organist at St Andrew's Church, Holborn, London.
- Francesco Bartolomeo Conti becomes court composer to the Habsburgs in Vienna.
- Giuseppe Tartini claims to have had a dream in which he allows the devil to play his violin.
- Antonio Stradivari makes the Gibson Stradivarius.
- Francesco Antonio Bonporti – Invenzioni a violino solo, Op. 10 (Italian edition). Venice-Trento: Giovanni Parone.
- Johann Heinrich Buttstett – Musicalische Clavier-Kunst und Vorraths-Kammer
- François Couperin – Pièces de clavecin, book 1
- Louis-Nicolas Clérambault – Léandre et Héro (cantata)
- George Frideric Handel
- Francesco Feo – L'amor tirannico, ossia Zenobia
- Nicola Porpora – Basilio re d'oriente
- Antonio Vivaldi – Orlando Furioso
- January 7 – Giovanni Battista Locatelli, opera director (1785)
- February 13 – Domènech Terradellas, composer (died 1751)
- March – Giammaria Ortes, Venetian composer and polymath (d. 1790)
- March 12 – Johann Adolph Hass, clavichord and harpsichord maker (died 1771)
- April 7 – Nicola Sala, composer and music theorist (died 1801)
- April 13 – Pierre Jélyotte, operatic tenor (died 1797)
- October 3 – Antoine Dauvergne, violinist and composer (died 1797)
- October 13 – Johann Ludwig Krebs, composer (died 1780)
- October 24 – Marie Fel, opera singer (died 1794)
- December 10 – Johann Nicolaus Mempel, musician (died 1747)
- date unknown
- probable – Robert Bremner, music publisher (died 1789)
- January 8 – Arcangelo Corelli, composer and violinist (born 1653)
- March 26 – Paul I, 1st Prince Esterházy of Galántha, composer
- March 30 – Govert Bidloo, opera librettist (born 1649)
- April 14 – Marcus Fronius, theologian, poet and musician (born 1659)
- October 28 – Paolo Lorenzani, composer (born 1640)
- October 31 – Ferdinando de' Medici, Grand Prince of Tuscany, patron of music (born 1663)
- date unknown – Ludovico Roncalli, composer for guitar (born 1654)
- probable – Stanisław Sylwester Szarzyński, composer