A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
March 13, 1772
Emperor Joseph II appoints
Florian Leopold Gassmann
(42) to succeed Georg von Reutter as Hofkapellmeister to the Imperial Court in Vienna, two days after Reutter’s death.
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Today in Music and History: November 14
China repatriates the ten Indian policemen it captured and the bodies of the nine policemen it killed on 20 October.
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