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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Today in Music and History: October 23
A farewell concert for
(36) and his wife Irma Schoenberg takes place, organized by their students at the Palestine Conservatoire in Jerusalem. Wolpe is too radical for the faculty and administration, politically and musically.
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