On This Day

Year 1633 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Feb 2 M Rossi's opera "Erminia sul Giordano" premieres in Rome

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 1 Gabriel Schütz, German musician, composer, and teacher, born in The Free and Hanseatic City of Lübeck (now Lübeck, Germany) (d. 1710)
  • Apr 10 Werner Fabricius, German composer, born in Itzehoe, Germany (d. 1679)
  • May 21 Joseph de La Barre, French composer, born in Paris, France (d. 1678)
  • Jun 16 Nathaniel Schnittelbach, German composer and violinist, born in Gdansk (d. 1667)
  • Sep 6 Sebastian Knupfer, German composer, born in Aš, Czech Republic (d. 1676)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 12 Jacopo Peri, Italian composer and singer who wrote the 1st recognized opera "Dafne", dies at 71