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MAY 11

1817 Fanny Cerrito (Russian-born American Composer for Stage and Screen Musicals Russian Composers Composers American Musicals Film
1885 Joe "King" Oliver (Louisiana-born African-American Jazz Cornetist) King Oliver Jazz African-American Performing Artists
1888 Irving Berlin (Russian-born American Composer for Stage and Screen Musicals Irving Berlin Composers
1894 Martha Graham (Pennsylvania-born Dancer, Choreographer) Martha Graham Dance
1895 William Grant Still (Mississippi-born African-American Composer and Conductor) William Grant Still Composers African American Composers
1941 Eric Burdon (English Singer, Musician) English Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1981 Bob Marley (Jamaican Singer; Reggae Style) Bob Marley Popular Musicians
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