On This Day

1605 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 18 Giacomo Carissimi, Italian composer (Jephta), born in Marino, Rome (d. 1674)
  • Apr 19 Orazio Benevoli, Franco-Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1672)
  • Sep 17 Francesco Sacrati, composer
  • Oct 16 Charles C Dassoucy, French writer/singer
  • Dec 1 Juan de Padilla, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 19 Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, Italian composer, dies at 54
  • Sep 24 Manuel Mendes, Portuguese composer (bc. 1547)