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1810 Frédéric Chopin (Polish-born Composer) Frédéric Chopin
1904 Glenn Miller (Iowa-born Big Band Leader) Glenn Miller Popular Musicians American Composers & Songwriters
1927 Harry Belafonte (New York-born African-American Popular Singer) New York City Performing Artists Popular Musicians African American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database African American Registry
1944 Roger Daltrey (English Popular Musician) English Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
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1968 Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Premieres at the Colet Court Prep School, London Andrew Lloyd Webber Plays Colet Court Prep School Theatre History
1979 Sweeney Todd Opens on Broadway New York City Musical Theater The Internet Broadway Database
1981 Sophisticated Ladies Opens on Broadway New York City Musical Theater The Internet Broadway Database
1994 Runaway Train by the Minneapolis Group "Soul Asylum" Wins a Grammy for Best Rock Song Minnesota Performing Artists Popular Musicians Grammy Awards Minnesota Historical Society

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