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1858 Paul Dresser (Composer of the Indiana State Song "On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away") Indiana Composers American Composers
1899 Martyn Green (English Singer and Actor of Gilbert and Sullivan Operettas) English Performing Aritsts Actors Music Opera
1904 Dorothy Alexander (Georgia-born Ballet Dancer, Choreographer; Founder of the Atlanta Ballet) Georgia Performing Aritsts Ballet Atlanta Ballet
1916 Yehudi Menuhin (New York City-born Violinist) New York City Performing Aritsts Classical Musicians Biography.com
1919 Benjamin "Bull Moose" Jackson (saxophonist ) Ohio Performing Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists
1922 Charles Mingus (Arizona-born African-American Jazz Bass Player, Composer) Charles Mingus Jazz African-American Performing Artists
1932 Michael Colgrass (Chicago-born Composer) Chicago Composers American Composers
1936 Glen Campbell (Arkansas-born Popular Singer, Actor) Arkansas Performing Artists Country & Western Musicians Actors Film Television The Internet Movie Database
1950 Peter Frampton (English Popular Musician) English Performing Artists Popular Musician The Internet Movie Database
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2003 Felice Bryant (Wisconsin-born Songwriter; Member of the Country Music Hall of Fame) Wisconsin Composers and Songwriters American Composers and Songwriters Country Music Hall of Fame Wisconsin Historical Society
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1876 The New York Philharmonic Performs the American Premiere of Tchaikovsky's "Romeo and Juliet" Fantasy-Overture Tchaikovsky New York Philharmonic Romes & Juliet Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media

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