On This Day

1590 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 29 Gilles Hayne, Flemish composer, born in Li├Ęge (d. 1650) baptismal date
  • Oct 5 Johann Schop, German composer and violinist, born in Niedersachsen, Germany (d. 1667) (dates disputed)
  • Nov 8 Francesco Gonzaga, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 4 Gioseffo Zarlino, composer, dies at 73
  • Sep 20 Lodovico Agostini, Italian composer (b. 1534)
  • Sep 21 Ascanio Trombeti, composer, dies at 45