On This Day

1594 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 20 Matthäus Appelt, German composer, born in Neustadt, Silesia (d. 1648)
  • Apr 24 Benedikt Lechler, German composer, born in Füssen, Germany (d. 1659)
  • Sep 13 Francesco Manelli, Roman Baroque composer, born in Tivoli, Italy (d. 1667)
  • Dec 20 Giovanni Battista de Gagliano, Italian composer

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 2 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer, dies at 68
  • Jun 14 Orlandus Lassus, composer (Prophet sybillarum), dies at about 61
  • Jul 10 Paulo Bellasio, composer, dies at 40