A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
October 9, 1585:
is baptized in Köstritz (Bad Köstritz), near Gera, Electorate of Saxony.
November 6, 1672:
dies in Dresden, Electorate of Saxony, 87 years and 28 days after his baptism. His mortal remains will be laid to rest in the Frauenkirche, Dresden.
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Today in Music and History: October 23
, a symphonic poem by
, is performed for the first time, in Philadelphia on the composer’s 36th birthday.
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