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JANUARY 7

1899 Francis Poulenc (French Composer) French Composers Composers
1908 Henry "Red" Allen (New Orleans-born African-American Jazz Trumpeter) New Orleans Performing Artists Jazz African American Performing Artists African-American Registry
1917 Ulysses Kay (Arizona-born African-American Composer) Arizona Composers American Composers African American Composers African-American Registry
1948 Kenny Loggins (Washington-born Country Musician) Washington Performing Artists Country Musicians
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1924 George Gershwin Completes "Rhapsody in Blue" George Gershwin American Composers History Channel
1955 Marian Anderson First Performs with the New York Metropolitan Opera Marian Anderson Opera Metropolitan Opera African-American Performing Artists Library of Congress

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