On This Day

Year 1657 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 18 Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni, Italian composer
  • May 5 Jacques Danican Philidor, French composer (d. 1708)
  • Jun 3 Manuel de Egues, Spanish composer, born in San Martin del Rio, Spain (d. 1729)
  • Jul 25 Philipp Heinrich Erlebach, German composer, born in Esens, Germany (d. 1714)
  • Nov 8 Thomas Bullis Jr., English composer (d. 1712)
  • Dec 15 Michel-Richard Delalande, French baroque composer, born in Paris (d. 1726)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 26 Tobias Michael, German composer, dies at 65