A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
April 3, 1639:
is born in Nepi, near Viterbo in the Papal States.
February 25, 1682:
is stabbed to death by an assassin hired by brothers of his mistress, in the Piazza di Banchi in Genoa, in the Most Serene Republic of Genoa, aged 42 years, ten months, and 22 days.
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Today in Music and History: December 16
An earthquake devastates Kansu (Gansu) Province, China. Approximately 100,000-200,000 people are killed.
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