On This Day

Musicians Born in 1607

  • Feb 9 Abraham Megerle, composer
  • Mar 1 Giovanni Francesco Milanta, Italian composer and organist, born in Parma
  • Mar 8 Johann von Rist, German composer and poet known for his hymns, born in Ottensen, Holstein (d. 1667)
  • Mar 12 Paul Gerhardt, German hymnist (d. 1676)
  • Aug 5 Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, German composer and court organist, born in Hagenau (d. 1683)
  • Nov 6 Sigmund Theophil Staden, German composer, born in Kulmbach, Germany (d. 1655)