Today in History - April 2nd. 1657 - Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor

Ferdinand III was born in Graz (Austria) on July 13th. 1608.

Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor
Source picture: Wikipedia

His parents were Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor and 
Maria Anna of Bavaria.

He married three times:

1/ Maria Anna of Spain.
2/ Maria Leopoldine of Austria.
3/ Eleonora Gonzaga.

Ferdinand III died on April 2nd. 1657 in Vienna (Austria).

Ferdinand III was a patron of music and even a composer. He studied music.
Some of Ferdinand 's works survived in masses, hymns and other sacred music. 

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