1615 in music
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- April – After a few months' employment at the court of the Duke of Mantua, Ferdinando I Gonzaga, Girolamo Frescobaldi returns to Rome.
- Girolamo Frescobaldi – Primo libro di toccate and Libro di recercari et canzoni
- Giovanni Gabrieli – Symphoniae Sacrae, Book 2, published posthumously
- Hans Leo Hassler – Venusgarten, a collection of instrumental music, published in Nuremberg
- Alessandro Grandi – Plorabo die ac nocte, a motet for four voices
- September 16 – Heinrich Bach, German organist (died 1692)
- date unknown
- probable – Francesca Campana, singer, spinet player and composer (died 1665)
- June 15 – Innocentio Alberti, Italian cornet player and composer (born c. 1535)
- August 7 – Melchior Vulpius, German composer, primarily of sacred music (born c.1570)
- November 24 – Sethus Calvisius, music theorist, composer and astronomer (born 1556)
- Hammond, Frederick. Girolamo Frescobaldi.47, 54.