A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS

Domenico Scarlatti

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October 26, 1685: Domenico Scarlatti is born in Naples, Kingdom of Naples under Spanish rule, the sixth of ten children born to Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti, composer, and Antonia Maria Vittoria Anzoloni.
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October 3, 1753: Pope Benedict XIV grants Domenico Scarlatti (67) a plenary indulgence for himself and his family.
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July 23, 1757: Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti dies at his home in the Calle de Leganitos, Madrid, Kingdom of Spain, aged 71 years, eight months and 27 days. His mortal remains will be laid to rest in the Convento de San Norbeto. (Since the convent was suppressed in 1845, no trace of the grave now remains)
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December 26, 1763: L’Issipile, a pasticcio with music by several composers including Domenico Scarlatti (†6), Johann Adolf Hasse (64), Baldassare Galuppi (57), Tommaso Traetta (36), and Johann Christian Bach (28), is performed for the first time, in Teatro San Carlo, Naples.
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January 22, 1927: Scarlattiana op.44 for piano and orchestra by Alfredo Casella (43) after Domenico Scarlatti (†169) is performed for the first time, in New York, the composer at the keyboard.