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Birthdays in Music

  • 1494 Georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica)
  • 1714 Carlo Giovanni Testori, composer
  • 1732 Gian Francesco de Majo, composer
  • 1740 John Antes, American composer and missionary, born in Frederick, Pennsylvania (d. 1811)
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Deaths in Music

  • 1631 Philipp Dulichius, composer, dies at 68
  • 1654 Samuel Scheidt, German composer (Concertus sacri), dies at 66
  • 1755 Theodor Christleib Reinhold, composer, dies at 72
  • 1825 Giovanni Domenico Perotti, composer, dies at 64
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