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1924 Sarah Caldwell (Missouri-born Operatic Conductor) Sarah Caldwell Classical Music Opera
1927 Wes Montgomery (Indiana-born African-American Jazz Guitarist) Indiana Performing Artists Jazz Popular Musicians Famous African Americans African American Registry
1930 Lorin Maazel (French Classical Conductor) French Performing Artists Classical Music Internet Movie Database
1932 John Philip Sousa (Washington, D.C.-born Composer, Conductor) John Philip Sousa
1937 Merle Haggard (California-born Country & Western Performer) Merle Haggard Country & Western Musicians
1944 Kiri Te Kanawa (New Zealand-born Operatic Soprano) New Zealand Opera
1948 Stephen Schwartz (New York City-born Composer, Lyricist) New York City Composers American Composers
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1967 Nelson Eddy (Rhode Island-born Popular Singer) Rhode Island Popular Performers Internet Movie Database History Channel
1808 The First Collegiate Orchestra Is Formed At Harvard Massachusetts Education Education Music Historic Firsts Harvard University
1853 Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata Opens in Venice Giuseppe Verdi Opera Historic Firsts New York Times American Public Media
1970 Beatles Release "Let it Be" in UK The Beatles Popular Music

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