1490s in music
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This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the 1490s.
- 1491 – After an extended legal disputation, the singer and composer Francisco de la Torre receives a half-prebendary at the Seville Cathedral.
- 1498 – The Wiener Hofmusikkapelle, a forerunner of the Vienna Boys' Choir, is founded by Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor.
- 1496 – Johann Walter, German composer (died 1570)
- 1499 – Bernardino de Sahagún, Spanish composer (died 1571)
- November 6, 1492 – Antoine Busnois, composer and poet of the Burgundian School
- January 28, 1495 – Juan de Triana, Spanish singer and composer
- February 6, 1497 – Johannes Ockeghem, composer of the Franco-Flemish School
- Rob C. Wegman, "Barbireau [Barbirianus], Jacobus", The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, edited by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell (London: Macmillan Publishers, 2001).
- Ronald Woodley, "Tinctoris, Johannes [Le Taintenier, Jehan]", Grove Music Online, edited by Deane L. Root (Oxford Music Online, updated 16 September 2010; accessed 15 August 2017).
- Juan Ruiz Jiménez, "'The Sounds of the Hollow Mountain': Musical Tradition and Innovation in Seville Cathedral in the Early Renaissance", Early Music History 29 (2010): 189–239. Citation on 220.
- Sadie, Stanley; Latham, Alison (5 April 1990). The Cambridge Music Guide. Cambridge University Press. p. 116. ISBN 978-0-521-39942-5.