A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
November 3, 1587:
is baptized in Halle in the Prince-Archbishopric of Magdeburg.
March 24, 1654:
dies in Halle, in the Prince-Archbishopric of Magdeburg of the Holy Roman Empire, 66 years, four months, and 21 days after his baptism.
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Today in Music and History: June 20
reaches Liverpool from Savannah, Georgia, thus completing the first crossing of the Atlantic by a steamship.
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