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: February 15
A committee of the US House of Representatives investigating the response to Hurricane Katrina last August calls it a national failure, and criticizes all levels of government.
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