1643 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 28 Jose Solana, Spanish composer and organist, born in Sieso, Huesca province (d. 1712)
  • Apr 1 Christian Demelius, composer
  • Jul 3 Alessandro Stradella, Italian violinist and composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1682)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 25 Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at 60
  • Mar 1 Girolamo Frescobaldi, Italian composer/organist, dies at 59
  • Apr 20 Christoph Demantius, German composer, dies at 75
  • Nov 29 Claudio Monteverdi, Italian composer and pioneer in development of opera (L'Orfeo,espro della Beata Vergine), dies at 76