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
World War I: The Italian battleship
strikes two mines in heavy seas off Valona. She explodes, killing 675 men. 270 of her crew are rescued.
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