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1936 Elliott Schwartz (New York City-born Composer) New York City Composers American Composers
1939 Phil Everly (Chicago-born Country Musician) Chicago Performing Artists Country & Western Music Popular Music Internet Movie Database
1943 Janis Joplin (Texas-born Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) Janis Joplin Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
1946 Dolly Parton (Tennessee-born Country Musician, Songwriter) Dolly Parton Country & Western Music American Composers Film
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1998 Carl Perkins (Tennessee-born Country Musician) Tennessee Performing Artists Country & Western Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
1853 Verdi's Opera ''Il Trovatore'' Premieres in Rome Verdi Opera New York Times

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