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Year 1670 in Music History

Musicians Born in 1670

  • Feb 14 Georg Gabriel Schutz, German composer, born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1716)
  • Apr 24 Christian Ludwig Boxberg, German composer, born in Sondershausen, Thuringia, Germany (d. 1729)
  • Jul 18 Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian opera-composer, born in Modena, Italy (d. 1747)
  • Jul 19 Richard Leveridge, English bass singer and composer, born in St Martin-in-the-Fields, London (d. 1758)

Musicians Who Died in 1670

  • Apr 23 Loreto Vittori, Italian composer and mezzo-soprano singer, dies at 69