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MARCH 16

1823 William Henry Monk (English Organist, Composer) English Composers Pipe Organ Writer's Almanac
1892 James Petrillo (Chicago-born Musician, President of the American Federation of Musicians) Chicago Political & Social Leaders Musicians Labor American Federation of Musicians
1937 David Del Tredici (California-born Composer) California Composers American Composers
1954 Nancy Wilson (San Francisco-born African-American Popular Singer) San Francisco Performing Artists Popular Musicians African-American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
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1792 Gustavus III of Sweden Is Shot at a Masked Ball - Will Die March 29 Sweden Crime Metropolitan Opera
1964 The Beatles' Release Their "Can't Buy Me Love" Album English Performing Artists The Beatles Popular Music History Channel

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