||Born in Florence, on 28 November |
||Taken from Florence to Paris by Roger de Lorraine, Chevalier de Guise, who placed him in the service of his niece, Mlle de Montpensier|
||Appointed Louis XIV's compositeur de la musique instrumentale (responsible for all instrumental ensembles)
||Appointed Surintendent de la musique et compositeur de la musique de la chambre (responsible for all court chamber ensembles and personally entertaining Louis)
||Appointed Master of Music to the Royal Family |
||Marries Madeleine, daughter of the composer Michel Lambert, 24 July.
||Collaborates with Molière on a series of comédies-ballets which culminated in Le bourgeois gentilhomme|
||Official royal patent gives Lully sole right to establish the Académie Royale de Musique
||Gains rights to the theatre in the Palais Royale |
||Received as secrétaire du Roi.
||8 January injures foot with his conducting staff; 22 March dies of complications of gangrene from infected foot, leaving his tragédie lyrique, Achille et Polyxène, unfinished|