A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
August 10, 1560:
is born in Hamburg, a free city of the Holy Roman Empire.
January 27, 1629:
dies in the Free Imperial City of Hamburg, aged 68 years, five months, and 17 days.
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Today in Music and History: December 13
’s (30) tone poem
An American in Paris
is performed for the first time, in Carnegie Hall, New York. Critics are widely mixed.
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