Baroque Music and American History Timeline

  • Plymouth Colony

    The Plymouth Colony was establish in Massachusetts by Pilgrims from England.
  • Johann Jakob Froberger

    Andrew Borell, taught lute to one of Basilius Froberger's sons, it is not known whether this son was Johann Jakob, but it would explain his later interest in French lute music.
  • New York

    The English seize New Amsterdam from the Dutch and rename it New York.
  • Marc-Antoine Charpentier

    Marc-Antoinen had a good education, entered law school in Paris but withdrew after one semester. He spent 2-3 years in Rome, around 1667 and 1669, and studied with Giacomo Carissimi.
  • Leonardo Vinci

    Leonardo Vinci dies, it was rumored that he had been poisoned by a jealous husband after his wife had an affair.
  • George Washington

    On February 22, 1732 the 1st president George Washington was born.
  • French and Indian War

    Conflict in the ongoing struggle between the British and French for control of eastern North America, the British won a decisive victory over the French on the Plains of Abraham outside Quebec.