On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1678

  • Jan 7 Johannes Flittner, German composer, dies at 59
  • May 6 Joseph Chabanceau de La Barre, French composer, dies at 44
  • Aug 5 Juan García de Zéspedes, Mexican musician and composer (b. 1619)
  • Oct 26 John Jenkins, English composer, dies at about 86
  • Nov 18 Giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer, dies at 36