On This Day

Year 1677 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 4 Johann Ludwig Bach, German composer (d. 1731)
  • Feb 26 Nicola Fago, Italian baroque composer, born in Taranto (d. 1745)
  • May 24 Alexandre de Villeneuve, French composer, born in Hyères, France (d. 1756)
  • Jun 18 Antonio Maria Bononcini, Italian cellist and composer, born in Modena, Italy (d. 1726)
  • Sep 27 Giovanni Carlo Maria Clari, Italian composer, born in Pisa, Italy (d. 1754)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 15 Giovanni Battista Chinelli, Italian composer, dies at 67
  • Oct 29 Charles Coypeau Dassoucy, French poet and singer, dies at 72
  • Nov 11 Barbara Strozzi, Italian singer and composer, dies at 58