A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
February 23, 1649:
is baptized in Newark, Nottinghamshire, Kingdom of England.
October 1, 1708:
dies in Westminster, London, United Kingdom of Great Britain, 59 years, seven months, and eight days after his baptism.
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Today in Music and History: December 7
A fire in the Winecoff Hotel in Atlanta kills 119 people, 32 of them either jumping or falling from windows.
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