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1819 Charles Halle (German-English Pianist, Conductor) German Composers Classical Musicians
1987 Joss Stone (English Singer) English Performing Artists Popular Musicians Biography.com
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1851 Jenny Lind, the "Swedish Nightingale," Sings in Madison, Indiana While on Her Way by Boat from Louisville, Kentucky to Cincinnati, Ohio Jenny Lind Madison, Indiana Louisville, Kentucky Cincinnati, Ohio Popular Musicians Steam Boats Indiana Historical Society
1888 The Concertgebouw Opens in Amsterdam, Netherlands with a Concert Performed by a 700-piece Ensemble Amsterdam, Netherlands Classical Music Historic Firsts Concertgebouw American Public Media
1902 In Milan, Italian Tenor Enrico Caruso Makes His First 10 Phonograph Records for the Gramophone Typewriter Company Enrico Caruso Opera Classical Music Historic Firsts American Public Media
1919 The New Symphony Orchestra Gives Its First Concert in New York City New York City New York Philharmonic Historic Firsts American Public Media
1930 The American Premiere of the Staged Version of Igor Stravinsky's Ballet "The Rite of Spring," Is Performed in Philadelphia Stravinsky Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ballet Historic Firsts American Public Media
1941 Austrian-born Composer Arnold Schönberg Becomes an American Citizen Austrian Composers Classical Composers Immigration American Public Media

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