March 5, 1764: A subscription for twelve harpsichord sonatas by Johann Schobert (29) is announced in Avant-coureur, Paris.
January 18, 1766: Le garde-chasse et le braconnier, an opéra comique by Johann Schobert (31), is performed for the first time, at the Théâtre-Italien, Paris.
August 24, 1767: On an outing in St.-Germain-en-Laye near Paris, Johann Schobert (32), his wife, child, and four others pick mushrooms intending to make a meal of them. One of the group, a physician, insists that the fungi are edible, but two cabarets refuse to prepare them, claiming they are poisonous. Frustrated, the group retires to Schobert’s house where they cook and eat the mushrooms. By 23:00, all of the group are convulsed with pain and unable to summon assistance.
August 25, 1767: The “Schobert seven” are discovered in Johann Schobert's (32) Paris home suffering the effects of poisoning from the mushrooms they ingested yesterday. Aid is retrieved.
August 28, 1767: Johann Schobert dies in Paris as a result of mushroom poisoning on 24 August, aged approximately 32 years.