On This Day

Year 1572 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 14 Hans Christoph Haiden, German composer, organist and poet
  • Sep 15 Erasmus Widmann, German composer, born in Schwäbisch Hall, Baden-Württemberg (d. 1634)
  • Dec 27 Jan Campanus, Czech composer and humanist, born in Vodňany (d. 1622)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 23 Pierre Certon, French composer
  • Aug 27 Claude Goudimel, French composer