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1862 Frederick Delius (English Operatic Composer) British Composers Composers Operas
1873 Charles Henry Mills (English-American Music Educator in Wisconsin) English Porfessional and Social Leaders Wisconsin Education Educators of Note Music Wisconsin Historical Society
1885 Huddie Ledbetter "Lead Belly" (Louisiana-born African-American Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) Louisiana Performing Artists Jazz and Blues African-American Performing Artists Rock and Roll Hall  of Fame African American Registry
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1962 Fritz Kreisler (Austrian Composer) Austrian Composers Classical Music
1980 Jimmy Durante (New York City-born Comedic Actor, Composer, Songwriter) Jimmy Durante American Performing Artists Film Television

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