September 8, 1613: Evening. Carlo Gesualdo, Prince of Venosa, Count of Conza, dies in Gesualdo, Kingdom of Naples, aged 47 years and six months. His mortal remains will be entombed in the Church of Gesù Nuovo in Naples.
January 10, 1960: Movements for piano and orchestra by Igor Stravinsky (77) is performed for the first time, at Town Hall, New York, under the baton of the composer. On the same program is the premiere of Stravinsky’s Tres sacrae cantiones, an arrangement for chorus of three sacred works by Carlo Gesualdo (†346).