On This Day

1616 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 19 Jacques de Saint-Luc, composer
  • Feb 28 Kaspar Förster, German composer, born in Gdańsk, Poland (d. 1673)
  • Mar 6 Malachias Siebenhaar, composer
  • Mar 29 Johann Erasmus Kindermann, German composer, born in Nuremberg (d. 1655)
  • May 19 Johann Jakob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer
  • Dec 21 Pietro Andrea Ziani, Italian organist & composer, born in Venice, Italy (d. 1684)

Deaths in Music

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