On This Day

June 1661 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 6 Giacomo Antonio Perti, Italian composer, and Maestro di Cappella (San Petronio, 1696-1756), born in Bologna, Papel States (now Italy) (d. 1756)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 3 Gottfried Scheidt, German composer and organist, dies at 67
  • Jun 26 Lazaro Valvasensi, Italian organist and composer, dies at 76