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1857 Ruggero Leoncavallo (Italian Operatic Composer) Italian Composers Opera
1911 Alan Hovhaness (Massachusetts-born Composer) Massachusetts Composers American Composers
1923 Cyd Charisse (Texas-born Dancer, Actress) Texas Performing Artsts Dance Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1945 Micky Dolenz (Los Angeles-born Popular Musician: The Monkeys) Los Angeles Performing Artsts Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
1947 Carole Bayer Sager (New York City-born Popular Songwriter) Carole Bayer Sager Popular Music American Composers & Songrwriters Internet Movie Database
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1869 Hector Berlioz (French Composer) Hector Berlioz Composers
1993 Billy Eckstine (Pennsylvania-born African-American Popular Singer) Pennsylvania Performing Artsts Popular Musicians Jazz African-American Performing Artists
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