On This Day

Year 1663 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 7 Tomaso Antonio Vitali, Italian composer and violinist (d. 1745)
  • Mar 16 Nicolas Siret, French baroque composer and organist, born in Troyes (d. 1754)
  • Jul 1 Franz Xaver Murschhauser, German composer and theorist, born in Saverne, Alsace, France (d. 1738)
  • Sep 20 Pirro Capacelli, Italian aristocrat and composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1735)
  • Nov 13 Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow, German musician and composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1712)
  • Nov 14 Friederich Wilhelm Zachow, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 25 Heinrich Pape, German composer and organist, dies at 53
  • Jul 2 Thomas Selle, German composer, dies at 64
  • Jul 7 Thomas Baltzar, German violinist
  • Dec 5 Severo Bonini, Italian composer and monk, dies at 80