On This Day

Year 1625 in Music History

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 7 Ruggiero Giovannelli, Italian composer, dies at about 64
  • Jan 17 Nicolò Rubini, Italian composer and cornettist, dies at 50
  • Jan 19 Erhard Buttner, German composer, dies at 32
  • Jun 5 Orlando Gibbons, English organist and composer (Silver Swan), dies at 41
  • Jul 19 Samuel Besler, German-Polish composer, dies at 50