On This Day

Year 1545 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 17 Antonio Pace, Italian composer (d. 1581)
  • Oct 19 Giovanale Ancina, Italian priest and composer, born in Fossano, Duchy of Savoy (d. 1604)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 10 Costanzo Festa, Italian composer
  • Oct 18 John Taverner, English composer (Western Wynde), dies at about 55