A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
September 2, 1661:
is born in Hohenkirchen near Ohrdruf in the Duchy of Saxe-Gotha of the Holy Roman Empire.
May 18, 1733:
dies in Luneburg, Electorate of Hannover in the Holy Roman Empire, aged 71 years, eight months, and 16 days.
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Today in Music and History: December 17
National elections in Belgium take place resulting in slight changes in the party strength. The Socialist Party contests the election broken up on language lines for the first time.
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