On This Day

Year 1665 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 5 Nicolas Bernier, French composer, born in Mantes-sur-Seine (d. 1734)
  • Aug 6 Jean-Baptiste Lully fils, French musician and son of Jean-Baptiste Lully, born in Paris, France (d. 1743)
  • Dec 25 Lady Grizel Baillie, Scottish songwriter (d. 1746)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 21 Domenico Mazzocchi, Italian Baroque composer, dies at 72
  • Nov 10 Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer, dies at 36
  • Dec 10 Tarquinio Mercula, composer, dies