On This Day

1602 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 14 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer, born in Crema, Lombardy, Italy (d. 1676)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 3 Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
  • Mar 11 Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer
  • Oct 1 Hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61