A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
September 1, 1653:
is baptized in Nuremberg, a free city of the Holy Roman Empire.
March 9, 1706:
The mortal remains of
are laid to rest in the Free Imperial City of Nuremberg, 52 years, six months, and eight days after his baptism.
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Today in Music and History: February 17
Chaim Weizmann, Chairman of the Provisional State Council, becomes the first President of the State of Israel. The Knesset adopts an interim constitution.
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