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1681 Georg Philipp Telemann (German Composer) German Composers Composers
1804 Johann Strauss (Austrian Composer of Waltzes) Austrian Composers Composers
1912 Les Brown (Pennsylvania-born Orchestral Conductor) Pennsylvania Performing Artists Popular Music Internet Movie Database
1933 Quincy Jones (Chicago-born African-American Musician, Composer, Arranger, Producer) Quincy Jones Popular Music American Composers Famous African Americans
1983 Jordan Taylor Hanson (Oklahoma-born Popular Singer) Oklahoma Peforming Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1976 Busby Berkeley (Los Angeles-born Choreographer) Busby Berkeley Dance
1885 Gilbert & Sullivan's Mikado Premieres at the Savoy Theatre in London London, Musical Theater Opera Historic Firsts Theater History
1943 Aaron Copland's ''Fanfare for the Common Man'' Is Premiered in New York City Aaron Copland American Composers Historic Firsts New York Times
1958 Perry Como Receives the First Gold Record from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Pennsylvania Peforming Artists The Phonograph Recording Industry Association of America History Channel

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