A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
January 13, 1683:
is born in Kirchberg, near Zwickau, Electorate of Saxony, the son of
, a tailor, and Maria Hochmuth.
May 10, 1760:
dies in Darmstadt, in the Landgraviate of Hesse-Darmstadt, aged 77 years, three months, and 27 days.
May 12, 1760:
The mortal remains of Johann
are laid to rest in Darmstadt.
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