A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
April 8, 1533:
(Merulo) is born in Correggio, County of Correggio.
May 4, 1604:
(Merlotti) dies in Parma, in the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza, probably from a burst appendix and peritonitis, aged 71 years and 26 days.
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Today in Music and History: August 22
Quartet for oboe and strings by
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich
(65) is performed for the first time, at Saratoga, New York.
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