Mon 28 May 2007
1608: Premiere of Arianna, opera by Claudio Monteverdi.
1710: Thomas Augustine Arne, baptised (approximate date of birth)
1787: (Johann Georg) Leopold Mozart, violinist and composer (as well as father of W. A. Mozart), died.
1805: Luigi Boccherini, composer, died.
1923: György Ligeti, composer, born.
1925: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone and conductor, born.
1938: Premiere of Mathis der Maler, opera by Hindemith.