A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
September 9, 1618:
is born in Martorell, Catalonia, Kingdom of Spain.
August 28, 1676:
dies in Montserrat, Kingdom of Spain, aged 57 years, eleven months, and 19 days.
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Today in Music and History: October 23
Second Sino-Japanese War: After ten days of furious battle, the Japanese break through Chinese defenses north of Taiyuan. The Chinese manage an orderly retreat.
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