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: December 11
Amidst a very successful round of concertizing in Leipzig,
is given a dinner to celebrate his 50th birthday. He is told “Why don’t you speak German, M. Berlioz? It should be your language--you
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