A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
January 1, 1652:
is baptized in Nuremberg, a free city of the Holy Roman Empire.
July 18, 1735:
dies in Zittau, Electorate of Saxony of the Holy Roman Empire, 83 years, six months, and 17 days after his baptism.
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Today in Music and History: December 11
Enrico Caruso suffers a throat hemorrhage during a performance at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. He will die 2 August 1921.
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