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: August 20
The case of
Gilbert v. Carte
comes to court. Gilbert’s attorney asks for a week’s extension in order to add Arthur
(48) as a defendant. It is granted.
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