On This Day

Year 1651 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 16 Zaccaria Tevo, Italian composer, born in Piove di Sacco
  • Apr 15 Domenico Gabrielli, Italian Baroque composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1690)
  • Jul 22 Ferdinand Tobias Richter, Austrian composer, born in Würzburg (d. 1711)
  • Aug 6 Johann Michael Zächer, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1712)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 8 Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56
  • Jun 16 Marsilio Casentini, Italian composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 6 Heinrich Albert, German composer (Arien oder Melodien), dies at 47
  • Oct 22 Jacob Praetorius, composer, dies at 65
  • Dec 1 Cristobal de Isla Diego, composer, dies at 65
  • Dec 17 Wolfgang Schonsleder, composer, dies at 81