17th Century Musicians
Find out more about the greatest 17th Century Musicians, including Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric Handel, Antonio Vivaldi, Claudio Monteverdi and Johann Pachelbel.
Johann Sebastian BachJohann Sebastian Bach

31 March 1685

German

Henry PurcellHenry Purcell

10 September 1659

British

Johann PachelbelJohann Pachelbel

01 September 1653

German

Claudio MonteverdiClaudio Monteverdi

15 May 1567

Italian

William ByrdWilliam Byrd

1543 AD

British

Domenico ScarlattiDomenico Scarlatti

26 October 1685

Italian

Jean-Baptiste LullyJean-Baptiste Lully

28 November 1632

French,Italian

Jean-Philippe RameauJean-Philippe Rameau

25 September 1683

French

Arcangelo CorelliArcangelo Corelli

17 February 1653

Italian

Dieterich BuxtehudeDieterich Buxtehude

24 June 1637

German,Danish

Giuseppe TartiniGiuseppe Tartini

08 April 1692

Italian

Francesco CavalliFrancesco Cavalli

14 February 1602

Italian

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Francesca CacciniFrancesca Caccini

18 September 1587

Italian

Antonio Lucio VivaldiAntonio Lucio Vivaldi

04 March 1678

Italian

Antonio VivaldiAntonio Vivaldi

04 March 1678

Italian

Leopold I, Holy Roman EmperorLeopold I, Holy Roman Emperor

09 June 1640

Austrian,Hungarian

Juana Inés de la CruzJuana Inés de la Cruz

12 November 1651

Mexican

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Joseph I, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph I, Holy Roman Emperor

26 July 1678

Austrian,Hungarian

John BullJohn Bull

Georg Philipp TelemannGeorg Philipp Telemann

14 March 1681

German

Ferdinand III, Holy Roman EmperorFerdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor

13 July 1608

Hungarian

Johann Joseph FuxJohann Joseph Fux

1660 AD

Austrian

François CouperinFrançois Couperin

10 November 1668

French

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Marc-Antoine CharpentierMarc-Antoine Charpentier

1643 AD

French

Alessandro ScarlattiAlessandro Scarlatti

02 May 1660

Italian

Jacques-Bénigne BossuetJacques-Bénigne Bossuet

27 September 1627

French

Marin MaraisMarin Marais

31 May 1656

French

Barbara StrozziBarbara Strozzi

06 August 1619

Italian

Girolamo FrescobaldiGirolamo Frescobaldi

13 September 1583

Italian

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Dimitrie CantemirDimitrie Cantemir

26 October 1673

Benedetto MarcelloBenedetto Marcello

09 August 1686

Italian

Domenico MontagnanaDomenico Montagnana

24 June 1686

Italian

Thomas CampionThomas Campion

22 February 1567

British

Antonio CaldaraAntonio Caldara

1670 AD

Italian

Johann Joachim QuantzJohann Joachim Quantz

30 January 1697

German

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Nicola PorporaNicola Porpora

17 August 1686

Italian

Bartolomeo Giuseppe GuarneriBartolomeo Giuseppe Guarneri

21 August 1698

Italian