On This Day

February 1653 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 17 Arcangelo Corelli, Italian violinist/composer (Concerto Grossi), born in Fusignano, Italy (d. 1713)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 16 Johannes Schultz, German composer, dies at 70
  • Feb 19 Luigi Rossi, Italian early baroque composer, dies at about 55