On This Day

Year 1645 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 28 Gottfried Vopelius, German hymn composer, born in Herwigsdorf, Saxony (d. 1715)
  • Aug 3 August Kuhnel, German composer and musician, born in Delmenhorst, Germany (d. ca 1700)
  • Nov 21 Johann Löhner, German composer, born in Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1705)
  • Nov 30 Andreas Werkmeister, German organist and composer, born in Benneckenstein, Germany (d. 1706)

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 16 Tobias Hume, Scottish composer (The First Part of Ayres), dies
  • Apr 19 William Smith, British composer, dies at 42
  • Sep 14 Heinrich Steuccius, German composer, dies at 65