A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
August 20, 1561:
is born in Rome, in the Papal States, or Florence, in the Duchy of Florence.
August 12, 1633:
dies in Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany, aged 71 years, eleven months, and 23 days.
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Today in Music and History: August 24
Tom Stoppard’s play
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
is premiered, in Edinburgh.
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