On This Day

Year 1654 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 11 Heinrich Georg Neuss, composer
  • Jul 5 Antonio Maria Pacchioni, Baroque composer, born in Modena, Italy (baptized date) (d. 1738)
  • Jul 25 Agostino Steffani, Italian-German diplomat and composer, born in Castelfranco Veneto, Italy (d. 1728)
  • Sep 29 Vincenz Lubeck, German composer, born in Padingb├╝ttel (d. 1740)
  • Oct 23 Johann Bernhard Staudt, Austrian Jesuit composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1712)
  • Nov 5 Christian Liebe, German composer, born in Freiberg, Saxony (d. 1708)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 17 Michael Lohr, German composer, dies at 62
  • Mar 24 Samuel Scheidt, German composer (Concertus sacri), dies at 66
  • Oct 31 Francisco Correa de Arauxo, composer, dies