On This Day

Year 1560 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 5 William Cobbold, composer
  • Mar 8 Don Carlo Gesualdo, Italian Prince of Venosa and composer, born in Venosa, Italy (d. 1613)
  • Aug 10 Hieronymus Praetorius, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 7 Peter Lotichius Secundus [Peter Lotz], Neo latin poet (Opera omnia), dies at 32