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Birthdays in Music in 1653

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 17 Arcangelo Corelli, Italian violinist/composer (Concerto Grossi), born in Fusignano, Italy (d. 1713)
  • Jun 1 Georg Muffat, baroque composer, born in Megève, Duchy of Savoy (d. 1704)

Person of interestJohann Pachelbel

Sep 1 Johann Pachelbel, German composer (Canon in D), born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1706)

  • Sep 20 Benedict Schultheiss, German composer, born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1693)
  • Nov 26 Andreas Anton Schmelzer, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1701)
  • Dec 24 Georg Motz, German composer, born in Augsburg, Germany (d. 1733)