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: December 7
’ (28) work for solo piano, Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel op.24, is performed publicly for the first time, in Hamburg, by
(42) from manuscript. See 4 November 1861.
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