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1882 Artur Schnabel (Austrian Pianist, Composer, Educator) Austrian Composers Composers
1890 Johnny St. Cyr (New Orleans-born African-American Jazz Banjo, Guitar Player) Johnny St. Cyr Jazz Famous African Americans
1903 Nicolas Nabokov (Russian Composer) Russian Composers Composers
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1833 The American Premiere of Mozart's Opera "The Magic Flute" Is Performed at the Park Theatre in New York City Wolfgang Mozart New York City Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1908 "Hail Hail the Gangs All Here" Is Copyrighted Popular Music Copyright USPTO
1955 Fats Domino's Releases "Ain't That a Shame" Fats Domino Popular Music Famous African Americans
1970 Johnny Cash Sings "Boy Named Sue" for President Nixon at the White House Johnny Cash Richard Nixon The White House Country and Western Musicians SONY

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