Composers in History (Part 2)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 7,000

  • 1579-08-24 John Amner, English composer, born in Ely, Cambridgeshire (d. 1641)
  • 1579-12-12 Heinrich Steuccius, composer
  • 1580-07-06 Johann Stobaeus, composer
  • 1581-02-04 Daniel Selich, German court composer, born in Wittenberg (d. 1626)
  • 1581-07-02 Johann Staden, German baroque composer, probably born in Nuremberg (d. 1634) baptismal date
  • 1582-04-01 Thomas Simpson, English composer who worked in Germany, born in Kent (d. 1628)
  • 1582-05-01 Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer
  • 1582-06-26 Johannes Schultz, composer
  • 1582-12-23 Severo Bonini, Italian composer and monk, born in Florence (d. 1663)
  • 1583-08-27 Simon Besler, German composer, born in Brieg (d. 1633)
  • 1583-09-09 Girolamo Frescobaldi, composer
  • 1583-12-25 Orlando Gibbons, English composer (O Clap Your Hands), baptized
  • 1584-04-29 Melchior Teschner, composer
  • 1585-06-20 Lazaro Valvasensi, composer
  • 1585-09-10 Ercole Porta, Italian church composer (d. 1630)
  • 1585-10-08 Heinrich Schutz, German composer, born in Köstritz, Germany (d. 1672)
  • 1586-01-20 Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)
  • 1586-02-08 Jacob Praetorius, composer
  • 1586-04-11 Pietro Della Valle, composer
  • 1586-06-28 Paul Siefert, German composer and organist, born in Danzig (d. 1666)
  • 1586-07-01 Claudio Saracini, composer
  • 1586-09-15 Cristobal de Isla Diego, composer
  • 1587-02-26 Stefano Landi, Italian composer (d. 1639)
  • 1587-04-17 Marco Ivan Lukacic, composer
  • 1587-09-18 Francesca Caccini, Italian composer (d. circa 1640)
  • 1587-11-03 Samuel Scheidt, German baroque composer, born in Halle (d. 1654)
  • 1588-02-26 Nicolaus Erich, German composer (d. 1631)
  • 1588-06-09 Johann Andreas Herbst, composer
  • 1588-09-10 Nicholas Lanier, composer
  • 1589-07-02 Guillaume van Messaus, composer
  • 1589-08-10 Pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer
  • 1590-07-29 Gilles Hayne, Flemish composer, born in Liège (d. 1650) baptismal date
  • 1590-10-05 Johann Schop, German composer and violinist, born in Niedersachsen, Germany (d. 1667) (dates disputed)
  • 1590-11-08 Francesco Gonzaga, composer
  • 1591-05-26 Dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer
  • 1591-09-23 Michael Lohr, German composer, born in Marienberg (d. 1654)
  • 1592-01-27 Pierre de La Barre, composer
  • 1592-06-13 Tobias Michael, German composer, born in Dresden (d. 1657)
  • 1592-07-19 Erhard Buttner, German composer, born in Römhild (d. 1625)
  • 1592-11-08 Domenico Mazzocchi, composer
  • 1593-09-20 Gottfried Scheidt, composer
  • 1593-11-30 Johann Dilliger, composer
  • 1594-04-20 Matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer
  • 1594-04-24 Benedikt Lechler, composer
  • 1594-09-13 Francesco Manelli, composer
  • 1594-12-20 Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer
  • 1595-04-05 John Wilson, English composer, born in Faversham, Kent (d. 1674)
  • 1596-01-05 Henry Lawes, English composer
  • 1597-07-22 Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer
  • 1598-04-05 Laurentius Erhard, composer
  • 1599-03-23 Thomas Selle, German baroque composer, born in Zörbig (d. 1663)
  • 1600-07-20 Simon Ives, English court composer (d. 1662)
  • 1600-08-11 Paul Hallmann, German composer, born in Friedland (d. 1650)
  • 1600-09-05 Loreto Vittori, Italian composer and mezzo-soprano singer, born in Spoleto (d. 1670) baptismal date
  • 1601-12-25 Jose Ximenez, Spanish composer, born in Zaragoza (d. 1672)
  • 1602-02-14 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
  • 1602-04-11 Johann Neukrantz, composer
  • 1603-02-01 Michael Trumper, composer
  • 1603-04-03 William Smith, English composer, born in Durham (d. 1645)
  • 1603-04-26 Francesco Nigetti, composer
  • 1604-03-19 Johan IV, composer/king of Portugal (1640-56)
  • 1604-07-08 Heinrich Albert, German composer (Arien oder Melodien)
  • 1604-11-15 Davis Mell, English composer, born in Wilton (d. 1662)
  • 1604-12-07 Ambrosius Reiner, composer
  • 1605-04-18 Giacomo Carissimi, composer
  • 1605-04-19 Orazio Benevoli, composer
  • 1605-09-17 Francesco Sacrati, composer
  • 1605-12-01 Juan de Padilla, composer
  • 1606-12-20 Christoph Schultze, composer
  • 1607-02-09 Abraham Megerle, composer
  • 1607-03-01 Giovanni Francesco Milanta, composer
  • 1607-03-08 Johann von Rist, German composer and poet known for his hymns, born in Ottensen, Holstein (d. 1667)
  • 1607-08-05 Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer
  • 1607-11-06 Sigmund Theophil Staden, German composer, born in Kulmbach, Germany (d. 1655)
  • 1609-03-16 Michael Franck, German composer and baker, born in Schleusingen (d. 1667)
  • 1609-07-27 Heinrich Pape, German composer and organist, born in Ratzeburg (d. 1663)
  • 1610-05-24 Giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer
  • 1611-04-09 Giacomo Maria Predieri, composer
  • 1611-05-04 Carlo Rainaldi, Italian architect and composer, born in Rome (d. 1691)
  • 1611-06-01 Felician Schwab, composer
  • 1611-06-22 Pablo Bruna, Spanish blind composer, born in Daroca, Spain (d. 1679)
  • 1611-10-18 Valentin Strobel, composer
  • 1612-01-07 Paul de La Pierre, composer
  • 1613-01-19 Jacques Huyn, French baroque composer, born in Beaune (d. 1652)
  • 1613-01-26 Johann Jakob Wolleb, composer
  • 1613-06-19 Christian de Placker, composer
  • 1613-06-22 Lambert Pietkin, Flemish baroque composer, born in Liege (d. 1696)
  • 1613-08-11 Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer
  • 1613-11-06 Luis de Garay, Spanish composer, born in Villa de Veteta (d. 1673)
  • 1614-01-31 Nicolas Saboly, French composer and poet, born in Monteux (d. 1675)
  • 1614-04-25 Marc'Antonio Pasqualini, composer
  • 1614-06-02 Benjamin Rogers, composer
  • 1614-09-11 Philipp Buchner, composer
  • 1615-08-22 Christopher Gibbons, composer
  • 1615-11-16 Guillaume Dumanoir, composer
  • 1616-02-19 Jacques de Saint-Luc, composer
  • 1616-02-28 Kaspar Förster, German composer, born in Gdańsk, Poland (d. 1673)
  • 1616-03-06 Malachias Siebenhaar, composer
  • 1616-03-29 Johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer
  • 1616-05-19 Johann Jakob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 101 - 200 of 5,148

  • 1613-09-08 Don Carlo Gesauldo, composer, dies
  • 1613-10-22 Pomponio Nenna, Italian composer
  • 1614-09-26 Felice Anerio, Italian composer (pontifical royal chapel), dies
  • 1614-12-19 Melchior Bischoff, German composer, dies at 67
  • 1615-11-24 Sethus Calvisius, composer, dies at 59
  • 1616-06-12 Cornelis F Schuyt, Dutch organist/composer (Madrigalen), dies
  • 1616-08-31 Gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43
  • 1617-02-09 Hans Christoph Haiden, composer, dies at 44
  • 1617-03-04 Arcangelo Crivelli, composer, dies at 70
  • 1617-04-05 Alonso Lobo, Spanish composer (b. 1555)
  • 1618-12-10 Giulio Caccini, Italian composer
  • 1619-03-01 Thomas Campion, English physician/composer/poet (Poemata), dies at 53
  • 1619-09-25 Francesco Soto de Langa, composer, dies
  • 1620-03-25 Johannes Nucius, German composer
  • 1621-02-15 Michael Praetorius, German composer (In Dulce Jubilo), dies at 50
  • 1621-06-21 Kryštof Harant, Polish soldier, writer, and composer (b. 1564)
  • 1621-10-16 Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59
  • 1622-02-11 Alfonso Fontanelli, composer, dies at 64
  • 1622-12-13 Jan Campanus, composer, dies at 50
  • 1623-07-04 William Byrd, English composer (Ave verum corpus), dies at 80
  • 1625-01-07 Ruggiero Giovannelli, Italian composer (bc. 1560)
  • 1625-01-17 Nicolò Rubini, Italian composer and cornettist, dies at 50
  • 1625-01-19 Erhard Buttner, German composer, dies at 32
  • 1625-06-05 Orlando Gibbons, English organist/composer (Silver Swan), dies at 41
  • 1625-07-19 Samuel Besler, German-Polish composer, dies at 50
  • 1626-01-21 John Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62
  • 1626-02-20 John Dowland, composer, dies
  • 1626-05-17 Juan Pujol, Catalan composer, dies at 56
  • 1626-11-30 Thomas Weelkes, English organist and composer of madrigals, dies at 47
  • 1627-05-02 Lodovico Grossi da Viadana, Italian composer (b. 1560)
  • 1627-08-21 Jacques Mauduit, composer, dies at 69
  • 1628-01-03 Francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer, dies at 64
  • 1628-02-20 Gregor Aichinger, German composer/organist, dies at about 63
  • 1628-03-12 John Bull, English organist/composer, dies
  • 1628-08-01 Francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37
  • 1628-11-16 Paolo Quagliati, Italian composer
  • 1629-01-27 Hieronymus Praetorius, composer, dies at 68
  • 1629-02-13 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer, dies at 61
  • 1629-04-19 Sigismondo d'India, Italian composer
  • 1629-09-05 Domenico Allegri, Italian composer (b. c. 1585)
  • 1629-10-02 Antonio Cifra, Italian composer (b. 1584)
  • 1630-02-26 William Brade, composer, dies
  • 1630-04-30 Ercole Porta, composer, dies at 44
  • 1630-09-20 Claudio Saracini, Italian composer (b. 1586)
  • 1630-11-19 Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Opella Nova), dies at 44
  • 1631-03-24 Philipp Dulichius, composer, dies at 68
  • 1631-05-11 Christoph Buel, German composer, dies at 57
  • 1631-08-31 Nicolaus Erich, composer, dies at 43
  • 1634-10-18 Pierre De La Barre, composer, dies at 42
  • 1634-10-31 Erasmus Widmann, composer, dies at 62
  • 1635-07-22 Pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer, dies at 45
  • 1635-11-02 Aurelio Signoretti, composer, dies at 68
  • 1635-12-01 Melchior Teschner, composer, dies at 51
  • 1637-09-08 Robert Fludd, composer, dies at 63
  • 1638-01-21 Ignazio Donati, Italian composer (c. 1570)
  • 1638-05-27 Nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71
  • 1638-08-31 John Ward, composer, dies at 67
  • 1639-06-01 Melchior Franck, German composer
  • 1639-10-28 Stefano Landi, Italian composer (b. 1587)
  • 1639-11-07 William Cobbold, composer, dies at 79
  • 1640-03-08 Guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50
  • 1640-04-10 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61
  • 1640-11-25 Giles Farnaby, composer, dies
  • 1641-07-28 John Amner, English composer, dies at 61
  • 1642-02-24 Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66
  • 1643-02-25 Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at 60
  • 1643-03-01 Girolamo Frescobaldi, Italian composer/organist, dies at 59
  • 1643-04-20 Christoph Demantius, composer, dies at 75
  • 1643-11-29 Claudio Giovanni Monteverdi, Italian composer (L'arianna), dies at 76
  • 1645-04-16 Tobias Hume, Scottish composer (The First Part of Ayres), dies
  • 1645-04-19 William Smith, English composer, dies at 42
  • 1645-09-14 Heinrich Steuccius, composer, dies at 65
  • 1646-09-11 Johann Stobaeus, composer, dies at 66
  • 1646-09-24 Duarte Lobo, Portuguese composer (bc. 1565)
  • 1646-10-03 Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer, dies at 49
  • 1647-08-28 Johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53
  • 1647-09-20 Giovanni Del Turco, composer, dies at 70
  • 1647-12-31 Giovanni Maria Trabaci, composer, dies
  • 1648-04-11 Matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer, dies at 53
  • 1648-04-26 Christoph Thomas Walliser, composer, dies at 79
  • 1648-09-20 Marco Ivan Lukacic, composer, dies at 61
  • 1648-11-17 Thomas Ford, composer, dies
  • 1649-09-28 Ottavio Vernizzi, composer, dies at 79
  • 1650-01-11 Paul Hallman, composer, dies at 49
  • 1650-05-20 Francesco Sacrati, composer, dies at 44
  • 1650-05-28 Gilles Hayne, Flemish composer, dies at 59
  • 1650-11-24 Manuel Cardoso, composer, dies at 83
  • 1651-01-08 Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56
  • 1651-06-16 Marsilio Casentini, composer, dies at 74
  • 1651-10-06 Heinrich Albert, German composer (Arien oder Melodien), dies at 47
  • 1651-10-22 Jacob Praetorius, composer, dies at 65
  • 1651-12-01 Cristobal de Isla Diego, composer, dies at 65
  • 1651-12-17 Wolfgang Schonsleder, composer, dies at 81
  • 1652-02-17 Gregorio Allegri, Italian singer/composer (Miserere), dies at about 67
  • 1652-04-21 Pietro Della Valle, composer, dies at 66
  • 1652-05-27 Jacques Huyn, French baroque composer, dies at 39
  • 1652-07-24 Johann Weichmann, composer, dies at 32
  • 1652-09-16 Dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, Dutch composer, dies at 61
  • 1653-02-16 Johannes Schultz, composer, dies at 70
  • 1653-02-19 Luigi Rossi, composer, dies