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JANUARY 8

1792 Lowell Mason (Massachusetts-born Religious Music Composer: "Near My God to Thee") Lowell Mason Religion American Composers Concordia
1830 Hans von Bulow (German Pianist and Conductor) German Performing Artists Classical Musicians
1919 Nana Gollner (Texas-born Prima Ballerina) Texas Performing Artists Ballet Texas State Historical Association
1935 Elvis Presley (Mississippi-born Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) Elvis Presley Rock and Roll Hall of  Fame
1937 Shirley Bassey (Welsh Popular Singer: Goldfinger) Shirley Bassey Popular Musicians
Robert Moran (Colorado-born Composer) Colorado Composers American Composers
1947 David Bowie (English-born Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) David Bowie Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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1923 The First Radio Broadcast of a Live Opera in England Is Mozart's "The Magic Flute" via the BBC from London London, England Wolfgang Mozart Radio Opera Historic Firsts BBC American Public Media
1966 Rock and Roll TV Variety Show Shindig! on ABC Airs Its Last Episode ABC Television Popular Music Internet Movie Database History Channel
1981 Linda Ronstadt Opens on Broadway in Pirates of Penzance New York City Musical Theater Internet Broadway Database
1993 U.S. Postal Service Issues Elvis Presley Stamp Elvis Presley U.S. Postal Service History Channel

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