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: April 19
War of the American Revolution: Spanish forces begin a siege of the British inside Fort George near Pensacola.
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