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Death of famed composer Gluck...



Item # 619643

January 1, 1788

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 1, 1788 

* Christoph Willibald Gluck death
* Classical music composer
* Italian & French opera


Page 3 has a report on the death of notice composer Christoph Gluck, beginning: "The death of Gluck, the celebrated musical composer who died suddenly of an apoplectic fit the 17th ult. at Vienna in his 73rd year..." with more, taking two-thirds of a column (see). See the hyperlink for much more on his work & life. Just preceding this article is a letter from Naples concerning an eruption of Mount Vesiuvius.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, various foxing

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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