On This Day

Birthdays in Music in 1666

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 25 Johann Heinrich Buttstett, German composer, born in Bindersleben, Germany (d. 1727)
  • Aug 20 Alphonse d'Ève, Flemish Baroque composer, born in Brussels (d. 1727)
  • Sep 5 Gottfried Arnold, German theologist, historian and songwriter, born in Annaberg-Buchholz, Germany (d. 1714)
  • Nov 1 James Sherard, English amateur composer, born in Bushby (d. 1738)
  • Nov 5 Attilio Ariosti, Italian composer born in Bologna
  • Dec 5 Francesco Scarlatti, Italian composer, born in Palermo, Sicily (d. ~1741)