A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
December 19, 1676:
is born in Paris, Kingdom of France.
October 26, 1749:
dies in Paris, Kingdom of France, aged 72 years, ten months, and seven days.
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Today in Music and History: October 18
The crowned heads of Europe, 20,000 Austrian soldiers, and thousands of citizens of Vienna celebrate a Festival of Peace in the Prater to mark the first anniversary of the Battle of Leipzig.
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