On This Day

Year 1630 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 12 Olof Rudbeck, Swedish scientist, writer and composer, born in Västerås (d. 1702)

Weddings in Music

  • Jan 7 Composer Pier Cavalli marries rich widow Maria Sosomeno

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 26 William Brade, English composer and violinist (1st Englishman to write a canzona), dies at 70
  • Apr 30 Ercole Porta, Italian composer, dies at 44
  • Sep 20 Claudio Saracini, Italian composer, dies at 44
  • Nov 19 Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Opella Nova), dies at 44
  • Dec 29 Johannes Stalpaert van der Wiele, Dutch lawyer, pastor and lyricist, dies at 51