On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1652

  • Feb 17 Gregorio Allegri, Italian singer and composer (Miserere), dies at about 67
  • Apr 21 Pietro Della Valle, Italian composer, dies at 66
  • May 27 Jacques Huyn, French baroque composer, dies at 39
  • Jul 24 Johann Weichmann, German organist, and sacred and secular music composer (Sorgen-Lägerin), dies at 32
  • Sep 16 Dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, Dutch composer, dies at 61