A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
November 16, 1757:
is born in Attleborough, Province of the Massachusetts Bay, the eighth of eleven children born to
, a farmer, and Mary White.
December 4, 1836:
dies in New Haven, Connecticut, USA, aged 79 years and 18 days. His earthly remains will be laid to rest in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven.
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Today in Music and History: February 17
, an operetta by Victor
(38) to words of Smith, is performed for the first time, in Cleveland. See 16 March 1897.
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