A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
July 2, 1591:
The mortal remains of
are laid to rest in Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany, approximately 60 years after he was born.
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Today in Music and History: December 17
Friedrich Christian, Elector of Saxony dies of complications from smallpox in Dresden and is succeded by his son Friedrich August III, age 13, who rules under regency.
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