Year 1642 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1642

  • Mar 21 Georg Schmezer, German composer and musician, born in Augsburg (d. 1697)
  • Jul 22 Johann Quirsfeld, German composer, born in Dresden, Saxony (d. 1686)
  • Aug 21 Johann Friedrich Treiber, German historian and composer, born in Osthausen, Arnstadt, Germany (d. 1719)
  • Sep 23 Giovanni Maria Bononcini, Italian composer and violinist, born in Modena, Duchy of Modena and Reggio (now Italy) (d. 1678)
  • Dec 6 Johann Christoph Bach, German harpsichordist and composer, born in Arnstadt, Germany (d. 1703)