On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1621

  • Feb 15 Michael Praetorius [Schultze], German organist and composer (Syntagma; In Dulce Jubilo), dies at 49
  • Jun 21 Kryštof Harant, Polish soldier, writer, and composer (b. 1564)
  • Oct 16 Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59