On This Day

March 1607 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 1 Giovanni Francesco Milanta, Italian composer and organist, born in Parma
  • Mar 8 Johann von Rist, German composer and poet known for his hymns, born in Ottensen, Holstein (d. 1667)
  • Mar 12 Paul Gerhardt, German hymnist (d. 1676)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 11 Giovanni Maria Nanino, Italian composer