A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
July 2, 1648:
This is the possible natal day of
in Schmalenfleth, Oldenburg, County of Oldenburg of the Holy Roman Empire.
July 28, 1719:
The mortal remains of
are laid to rest in Neuenfelde, in the Free Imperial City of Hamburg of the Holy Roman Empire, 71 years and 26 days after his baptism.
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Today in Music and History: February 22
op.48, a fantasy on Yankee Doodle, Hail Columbia, and The Star-Spangled Banner for piano by
Louis Moreau Gottschalk
(32), is performed for the first time, in New York by the composer. The work stirs the crowd into a patriotic frenzy.
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