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: August 24
The western part of New Guinea is claimed by the Netherlands at the ceremonial opening of Fort du Bus at Lobo.
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