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Year 1616 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1616

  • Feb 19 Jacques de Saint-Luc, Flemish composer and lutenist, born in Ath (d. ca. 1710)
  • Feb 28 Kaspar Förster, German composer, born in Gdańsk, Poland (d. 1673)
  • Mar 6 Malachias Siebenhaar, German composer, born in Creibitz, Bohemia (now Chřibská, Czech Republic (d. 1685)
  • Mar 29 Johann Erasmus Kindermann, German composer, born in Nuremberg (d. 1655)
  • May 19 Johann Jakob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer

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Musicians Who Died in 1616

  • Jun 12 Cornelis F Schuyt, Dutch organist/composer (Madrigalen), dies
  • Aug 31 Gemignano Capilupi, composer, dies at 43