On This Day

Year 1600 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Dec 20 Ottario Rinuccini and Giulio Caccini's opera "Euridice" published

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 20 Simon Ives, English court composer (d. 1662)
  • Aug 11 Paul Hallmann, German composer, born in Friedland (d. 1650)
  • Sep 5 Loreto Vittori, Italian composer and mezzo-soprano singer, born in Spoleto (d. 1670) baptismal date

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 15 Johann Baptista Serranus, composer, dies at 60