On This Day

1672 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 16 Francesco Mancini, Neapolitan composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1737)
  • Apr 6 Andre Cardinal Destouches, composer
  • Apr 21 Johann Philipp K√§fer, German composer, born in Schney, Lichtenfels, Germany (d. 1728)
  • Jun 11 Francesco Antonio Bonporti, Italian priest and amateur composer, born in Padua, Italy (d. 1749)
  • Sep 8 Nicolas de Grigny, French organist, born in Reims, France (d. 1703)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 17 Orazio Benevoli, Franco-Italian composer, dies at 67
  • Jul 4 Ambrosius Reiner, German composer, dies at 67
  • Aug 9 Jose Ximenez, Spanish composer, dies at 70
  • Nov 1 Heinrich Schutz, German composer, dies at 87