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: December 11
The British House of Commons soundly defeats a bill to introduce the death penalty for acts of terrorism.
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