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Year 1578 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1578

  • May 30 Valentin Dretzel, German composer, born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1658)
  • Dec 2 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, born in Siena, Italy (d. 1640)

Musicians Who Died in 1578

  • Nov 8 Johann Walter, German Lutheran composer, dies at 51