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1887 Florence Smith Price (Arkansas-born African-American Composer, Pianist, Organist) Arkansas Composers American Composers Organ African-American Composers African American Registry
1888 Sol Hurok (Ukrainian-American Classical Ballet and Music Impresario) Ukrainian Performing Artists Ballet Classical Music
1898 Paul Robeson (New Jersey-born African-American Actor, Singer, Political Activist) Paul Robeson Actors Opera Civil Rights African Americans Performing Artists
1906 Antal Dorati (Hungarian-American Conductor) Hungarian Performing Artists Classical Music
1928 Tom Lehrer (New York City-born Songwriter, Satirist) New York City Performing Artists Popular Musicians Politics Writer's Almanac
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1976 Phil Ochs (Texas-born Singer, Songwriter) Texas Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database History Channel
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1939 More Than 75,000 Attend a Marian Anderson Open-Air Easter Concert at the Lincoln Memorial The Lincoln Memorial Marian Anderson Opera African-American Performing Artists History Channel

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