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: August 24
’s cycle for voice and piano
I Hate Music
to his own words, is performed for the first time, by Jennie Tourel and Bernstein, in the public library of Lenox, Massachusetts, one day before the composer’s 25th birthday.
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