On This Day

Year 1567 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 12 Thomas Campion, English composer, poet and physician, born in London, England (d. 1620)
  • Apr 25 Aurelio Signoretti, Italian composer, born in Reggio Emilia, Italy (d. 1635)
  • Apr 26 Nicolas Formé, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1638)
  • May 15 Claudio Monteverdi, Italian composer and pioneer in development of opera (L'Orfeo, espro della Beata Vergine), baptised in Cremona, Italy (d. 1643)
  • Aug 10 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer
  • Dec 15 Christoph Demantius, German composer, born in Reichenberg (d. 1643)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 8 Jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37
  • May 3 Leonhard Paminger, composer, dies at 72