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ⓘ 1604 in music




                                     

ⓘ 1604 in music

  • Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger – Libro primo dintavolatura di chitarrone
  • Thomas Bateson – The first set of English Madrigales: to 3. 4. 5. and 6. voices
  • Thomas Greaves – Songs of Sundrie kinds. Madrigalles, for five voyces
  • John Dowland – Lachrimae, or Seaven Teares figured in seaven passionate pavans, with divers other pavans, galliards and allemands, set forth for the lute, viols or violins, in five parts
                                     

1. Births

  • November 15 – Davis Mell, English violinist died 1662
  • November 26 – Johannes Bach, member of the Bach musical dynasty died 1673
  • July 8 – Heinrich Albert, German composer and poet died 1651
  • date unknown – Francesco Foggia, composer died 1688
                                     

2. Deaths

  • Sebastian Raval, Spanish composer born c. 1550
  • Ludovico Balbi, Venetian singer and composer
  • date unknown
  • January 17 – Santino Garsi da Parma, lutenist and composer born 1542
  • August 30 – Giovenale Ancina, Italian priest, scholar and composer born 1545
  • May 4 – Claudio Merulo, Italian organist and composer born 1533
  • February – Emmanuel Adriaenssen, Dutch lutenist and music theorist born c. 1554