On This Day

Year 1571 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 8 John Ward, English composer, born in Canterbury, England (d. 1638)
  • Sep 28 Michael Praetorius [Schultze], German organist and composer (Syntagma; In Dulce Jublio), born in Creuzberg, Saxony (d. 1621) [birthdate approximate]

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 7 Francesco Corteccia, Italian composer, dies at 68