A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
April 9, 1598:
is born in Gross-Breesen, near Guben, Lower Lusatia, Kingdom of Bohemia.
February 23, 1662:
dies in Berlin in the Margraviate of Brandenburg of the Holy Roman Empire, aged 63 years, ten months, and 14 days.
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Today in Music and History: April 24
President Franz Jonas of Austria dies of cancer. Chancellor Bruno Kreisky of Austria becomes acting President.
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