A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
April 29, 1636:
is born in Löwenberg, Silesia (Lwowek Slaski, Poland), Kingdom of Bohemia in the Holy Roman Empire.
May 1, 1679:
dies in Cölln, Berlin, Margraviate of Brandenburg, aged 43 years and two days.
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Today in Music and History: October 18
War of the Sixth Coalition: Allied forces make encircling advances at Leipzig but the French hold on to increasingly untenable positions. Two Saxon units defect to the Allies.
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