A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
April 6, 1660:
(Kuhnau) is born in Geising, Electorate of Saxony in the Holy Roman Empire.
June 5, 1722:
au dies in Leipzig, Electorate of Saxony in the Holy Roman Empire, aged 62 years, one month, and 30 days.
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Today in Music and History: December 16
Festival Overture by Arnold
(†30) is performed for the first time in its original two-piano version, over the airwaves of the BBC during the centennial of the composer’s birth. See 27 March 1912.
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