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1875 Fritz Kreisler (Austrian Composer) Austrian Composers Classical Musicians National Public Radio
1901 Jascha Heifetz (Russian Classical Violinist) Russian Peforming Artists Classical Musicians National Public Radio
1902 Blanche Calloway (Maryland-born African-American Jazz Singer, Bandleader) Maryland Performing Artists Jazz African American Performing Artists African American Registry
1911 Jussi Bjorling (Swedish Operatic Tenor) Swedish Performing Artists Opera
1924 Sonny Stitt (Massachusetts-born African-American Jazz Musician) Sonny Stitt Jazz African American Performing Artists
1927 Stan Getz (Pennsylvania-born Popular Musician) Pennsylvania Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
1938 Simon Estes (Iowa-born African-American Operatic Bass-Baritone) Simon Estes Opera African American Performing Artists
1942 Graham Nash (English Popular Musician) English Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
1977 Shakira (Colombian Popular Musician) Colombia Performing Artists Popular Musicians
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1979 Sid Vicious (English Rock Musician: Drug Overdose) British Performing Artists Popular Musicians Illegal Drugs History Channel BBC
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