Year 1605 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1605

  • Apr 18 Giacomo Carissimi, Italian organist, choral director, composer (Jephta), and priest, baptized in Marino, Rome (d. 1674)
  • Apr 19 Orazio Benevoli, Franco-Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1672)
  • Sep 17 Francesco Sacrati, Italian composer, born in Parma, Italy (d. 1650)
  • Oct 16 Charles Coypeau Dassoucy, French poet and singer, born in Paris (d. 1677)

Musicians Who Died in 1605

  • Feb 19 Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, Italian composer, dies at 54
  • Sep 24 Manuel Mendes, Portuguese composer and teacher of the Renaissance, dies at about 58