On This Day

Year 1550 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 31 Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster
  • Dec 6 Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, Italian composer, born in Modena, Italy (d. 1605)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 13 Johann Spangenberg, German theologist and composer, dies at 66