Year 1556 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1556

  • Feb 21 Sethus Calvisius, German composer, born in Gorsleben (d. 1615)
  • Aug 10 Philipp Nicolai, German Lutheran pastor, poet, composer and hymnodist, born in Mengeringhausen, Hesse, Germany (d. 1607)

Musicians Who Died in 1556

  • Jun 10 Martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies