1669 in music
The year 1669 in music involved some significant events.
- February 17 – Première of Alessandro Melani's opera L'empio punito at the Teatro di Palazzo Colonna in Rome. The work was commissioned by Marie Mancini.
- Giovanni Maria Bononcini – Op. 3, a collection of sonatas in canon
- Johann Caspar Kerll – Delectus sacrarum cantionum, 26 motets for 2–5 voices, 2 violins and basso continuo
- February 2 – Louis Marchand, organist, harpsichordist and composer (died 1732)
- August 24 – Alessandro Marcello, composer (died 1747)
- October 10 – Johann Nicolaus Bach, composer (died 1753)
- April 17 – Antonio Bertali, violinist and composer (born 1605)
- May? – Étienne Richard, composer, organist and harpsichordist (born c.1621)
- October 14 – Antonio Cesti, opera composer (born 1623)
- date unknown
- probable – Étienne Moulinié, composer (born c.1600)