On This Day

1660 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 13 Johann Sigismund Kusser, composer
  • Apr 6 Johann Kuhnau, German composer and writer, born in Geising (d. 1722)
  • Apr 19 Sebastián Durón, Spanish composer, born in Brihuega, Guadalajara, Spain (d. 1716)
  • Apr 29 Matthias Henriksen Schacht, Danish scholar and composer, born in Visby, Gotland, Sweden (d. 1700)
  • May 2 Alessandro Scarlatti, Italian baroque composer (Tigrane), born in Palermo, Sicily (d. 1725)
  • Jun 3 Johannes Schenck, Dutch born composer, born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Baptism date)
  • Dec 4 Andre Campra, French composer, baptized in Aix-en-Provence, France (d. 1744)