A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
February 19, 1653:
dies in Rome, in the Papal States, aged approximately 55 years.
November 23, 1799:
, who provided the words for
, is beheaded for his part in the Parthenopean Republic.
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Today in Music and History: June 20
, a ballet by
(†1) to a scenario by Clurman, is performed for the first time, in London. The work was composed between 1922 and 1925.
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