On This Day

Year 1578 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

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

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 8 Johann Walter, composer, dies at 51