A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
December 15, 1534:
is born in Nuremberg, a free city of the Holy Roman Empire. (this could be 16 December)
September 17, 1604:
dies in Stuttgart, Duchy of Württemberg in the Holy Roman Empire, aged 69 years, nine months, and one or two days.
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Today in Music and History: February 17
By imperial decree, the Burgtheater in Vienna becomes the Hof-und National Theater, a home for German opera.
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