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Year 1623 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 14 Adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer, born in Li├Ęge, Belgium (d. 1668)
  • Apr 23 Jan Adam Reincken, Dutch-German composer, born in Deventer, Netherlands (d. 1722)
  • Apr 27 Johann Adam Reincken, German organist and composer, born in Deventer, Netherlands (d. 1722)
  • Aug 5 Antonio Cesti, Italian composer, singer and musician, born in Arezzo (d. 1669) baptismal date

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 4 William Byrd, English composer (Ave verum corpus), dies at 80