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MAY 2

1660 Alessandro Scarlatti (Italian Composer) Italian Composers Composers
1887 Vernon Castle (English-American Dancer) English Performing Artists Dance
1895 Lorenz Hart (New York City-born Lyricist) Lorenz Hart American Composers
1904 Bing Crosby (Washington-born Singer, Actor) Bing Crosby Popular Musicians Actors Film
1936 Engelbert Humperdinck (English Popular Singer) English Performing Artists Popular Musicians Biography.com
1946 Lesley Gore (New York-born Popular Singer) New York Performing Artists Popular Musicians Biography.com
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1855 The American Premiere of Giuseppe Verdi's Opera "Il Trovatore" Is Performed at the Academy of Music in New York Verdi New York City Opera Historic Firsts American Public Media
1908 "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," by Albert Von Tilzer and Jack Norworth, Is Registered for Copyright Copyrights Popular Music Baseball Smithsonian
1938 Ella Fitzgerald Records "A-Tisket, A-Tasket" Ella Fitzgerald Popular Music Notable African Americans Verve Music Group

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