1695 in music
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The year 1695 in music involved some significant events.
- March 5 – The funeral of Queen Mary II of England takes place, accompanied by music written for the occasion by Henry Purcell.
- Music publisher Henry Playford relocates his London shop to Temple Change.
- John Walsh and John Hare establish themselves as music printers at the "Golden Harp and Hautboy" in Catherine Street, off the Strand in London.
- The orphaned Johann Sebastian Bach is taken in by his cousin Johann Christoph Bach.
- Johann Pachelbel settles in Nuremberg, where he will remain for the rest of his life.
Published popular music
- The Compleat Flute-Master
- Johann Pachelbel – Musikalische Ergötzung, vol. 2
- Johan Georg Ahlens musikalisches Frühlings-Gespräche by Johann Georg Ahle, on consonance and dissonance. First part of Ahle's Musikalische Gespräche series of treatises in form of dialogues.
- January 6 – Giuseppe Sammartini, oboist and composer (died 1750)
- August 26 – Marie-Anne-Catherine Quinault, singer and composer (died 1791)
- September 3 – Pietro Locatelli, composer (died 1764)
- February 24 – Johann Ambrosius Bach, violinist (born 1645)
- April 20 – Georg Caspar Wecker, organist and composer (born 1632)
- November 21 – Henry Purcell, composer (born 1659)
- November 28 – Giovanni Paolo Colonna, composer (born c.1637)
- probable – Cataldo Amodei, Sicilian musician (born c. 1650)