On This Day

Year 1580 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 6 Johann Stobäus, North German composer, born in Graudenz, Poland (d. 1646)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 18 Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63
  • Apr 1 Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer
  • Nov 30 Richard Farrant, English composer