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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
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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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