On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1609

  • Feb 28 Paul Sartorius, German composer, dies at 39
  • May 15 Giovanni Croce, Italian composer (b. 1557)
  • Aug 7 Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60
  • Oct 1 Gianmatteo Asola, Italian composer
  • Dec 4 Alexander Hume, Scottish poet (Hymns and Sacred Songs), dies