A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
December 3, 1596:
is born in Cremona, Duchy of Milan, currently ruled by Spain.
April 12, 1684:
dies in Cremona, under Spanish rule, aged 87 years, four months, and nine days.
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Today in Music and History: August 22
Duke Ernst II of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha dies in Reinhardsbrunn Castle and is succeeded by his nephew Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh.
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