A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
January 5, 1596:
is baptized in Dinton, Wiltshire, Kingdom of England.
October 21, 1662:
dies in London, Kingdom of England, 66 years, nine months, and 16 days after his baptism.
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Today in Music and History: August 24
A revolution against the Bragança dynasty of Portugal begins among liberal army officers in Porto. A rebel junta is set up in the city led by Brigadier António da Silveira Pinto da Fonseca.
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