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1886 Marcel Dupre (French Organ Virtuoso and Influential Teacher) French Composers and Classical Performers The Organ Educators of Note
1919 Pete Seeger (New York City-born Songwriter, Folk Singer) Pete Seeger Folk Musicians American Composers & Songwriters
Elizabeth Cohen (Betty Comden) (New York City-born Songwriter: Singin' in the Rain) New York Musical Theater American Composers & Songwriters
1920 John Lewis (Illinois-born African-American Jazz Pianist, Composer; Member of the Modern Jazz Quartet) Illinois Composers Jazz African American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database African-American Registry
1928 James Brown (South Carolina-born African-American Soul Singer) South Carolina Performing Artists Popular Music African American Performing Artists Biography.com African-American Registry
1937 Franki Valli (New Jersey-born Lead Singer of "The Four Seasons") New Jersey Performing Artists Popular Music Internet Movie Database
1951 Christopher Cross (Texas-born Popular Singer) Texas Performing Artists Popular Music Internet Movie Database
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1960 The Fantasticks Opens Off-Broadway New York City Musical Theater Official Website The History Channel

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