A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
March 12, 1607:
is born in Gräfenhainichen, near Wittenberg, Electorate of Saxony.
May 27, 1676:
dies in Lubben, Lower Lusatia, Electorate of Saxony in the Holy Roman Empire, aged 69 years, two months, and 15 days.
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Today in Music and History: August 20
Moderate Sikh leader Harchand Singh Longowal, who signed the agreement with Rajiv Gandhi on 24 July, is killed by Sikh extremists as he speaks to his supporters in Amritsar.
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