Musicians Born in 1659

  • Jan 17 Antonio Veracini, Italian violinist and Baroque composer, born in Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany (now Italy) (d. 1733)
  • Aug 1 Antoine Mouque, Flemish composer and organist and singer, born in Ostend, Dutch Republic (now Netherlands) (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)