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Birthdays in Music in 1659

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 17 Antonio Veracini, composer
  • Aug 1 Antoine Mouque, Flemish composer and organist and singer, born in Ostend (d. 1723)
  • Sep 10 Henry Purcell, English organist and composer (Dido & Aeneas), born in St Ann's Lane, Old Pye Street, Westminster (d. 1695)
  • Nov 6 Theodor Schwartzkopff, German composer, born in Ulm, Germany (d. 1732)