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6. A very good year

The year 1685 was unusually productive of great composers. Which of the following luminaries was not born in that year?

A) Johann Sebastian Bach
B) George Frederick Handel
C) Domenico Scarlatti
D) Georg Philipp Telemann

Your answer — C) Domenico Scarlatti — was incorrect.

Telemann was a little senior to his three contemporaries, and he also outlived them. His dates are 1681-1767.

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