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1902 William Walton (English Composer) English Composers Composers
1906 E. Power Biggs (English Organist, Composer) E. Power Biggs Pipe Organ English Composers
1918 Pearl Bailey (Virginia-born African-American Singer, Actress) Pearl Bailey Popular Musicians African-American Performing Artists
1956 LaToya Jackson (Indiana-born African-American Singer) Indiana Performing Artists Popular Musicians African-American Studies
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1788 Charles Wesley (English Hymnist) English Composers and Songwriters Composers and Songwriters Religious Leaders and Theologians
1999 Joe Williams (Georgia-born African-American Blues Singer) Joe Williams Blues and Jazz African-American Performing Artists University of Georgia
2009 Maurice Jarre (French Film Composer) Maurice Jarre Composers Filmmakers
1795 Beethoven Makes His First Public Performance in Vienna at Age of 24 Ludwig von Beethoven Classical Composers Beethoven Website
1827 20,000 Attend Beethoven's Burial in Vienna Austria Ludwig von Beethoven Classical Composers Beethoven Website

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