Musicians Born in 1655

  • Jan 14 Angelo Predieri, Italian composer, born in Bologna, Papal States (now Italy) (d. 1731)
  • May 4 Bartolomeo Cristofori, Italian instrument maker - considered the inventor of the piano, born in Padua (d. 1731)
  • Aug 13 Johann Christoph Denner, German musician and inventor (clarinet), baptized in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1707)
  • Sep 12 Sebastien de Brossard, French composer and music theorist, born in Dompierre, Orne, France (d. 1730)