A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
August 5, 1623:
Pietro (Antonio) Cesti
is baptized in Arezzo, Grand Duchy of Tuscany.
October 14, 1669:
dies in Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany, 46 years, two months, and nine days after his baptism.
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Today in Music and History: October 22
British forces defeat the Nawab of Bengal and the Nawab of Oudh in Buxar (Bihar State), 550 km northwest of Calcutta. This victory ensures British mastery over Bengal.
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