1598 in music
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- Thomas Weelkes becomes organist at Winchester College.
- The "first documented European music education" in the United States begins in a colony in New Mexico, founded by a group of Spanish friars accompanying Juan de Oñate.
- Adriano Banchieri – La pazzia senile, a madrigal comedy
- Michael Cavendish - Ayres in Tabletorie
- Giles Farnaby – Canzonets to Fowre Voyces
- Thomas Weelkes – Balletts And Madrigals to five voyces
- John Wilbye – The First Set Of English Madrigals To 3. 4. 5. and 6. voices
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- April 9 - Johann Crüger, composer of hymns (died 1662)
- date unknown
- April 8 - Ludwig Helmbold, poet of chorales (born 1532)
- May 3 - Anna Guarini, virtuoso singer (born 1563) (murdered by her husband and her brother)
- December – Giovanni Dragoni, composer and maestro di cappella (born c.1540)
- date unknown
- Adrian Le Roy, French music publisher, lutenist, guitarist, composer and music educator (born c.1520)
- Christoph Fischer or Vischer, hymnist (born c.1518/1520)
- probable - Simon Bar Jona Madelka, composer
- Sheehy, Daniel; Steven Loza. "Overview". The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music. pp. 718–733.