On This Day

Year 1555 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 25 Alonso Lobo, Spanish composer (Versa est in luctum), baptized in Osuna, Habsburg Spain (d. 1617)
  • Mar 2 Ludovico Spontoni, composer

Deaths in Music

  • May 25 Gemma Frisius [Jemme Reinerszoon], Frisian physician, mathematician and instrument maker (created globe), dies at 46