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1885 Otto Klemperer (German Conductor) German Composers Classical Musicians New York Times
1897 Sidney Bechet (New Orleans-born Jazz Clarinetist) Sidney Bechet Jazz African American Performing Artists
1898 Arthur James "Zutty" Singleton (Louisiana-born African-American Jazz Drummer, Bandleader) Lousiana Musicians Jazz African American Performing Artists African American Registry
1917 Lou Harrison (Oregon-born Composer) Oregon Composers American Composers
1925 Patrice Munsel (Washington-born Singer in Opera, Film and Musicals) Washington Performing Artists Opera Film
1936 Bobby Darin (New York-born Popular Singer, Songwriter) New York Performing Artists American Composers Popular Music Biography.com
1960 Ronan Tynan (Irish Tenor) Irish Performing Artists Musicians Biography.com
1973 Shanice (Pennsylvania-born African-American Popular Singer) Shanice Musicians African American Performing Artists
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1959 Sidney Bechet (New Orleans-born Jazz Clarinetist) Sidney Bechet Jazz African American Performing Artists
1998 Frank Sinatra (New Jersey-born Popular Singer, Actor) Frank Sinatra Popular Musicians Actors Film Television
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1897 John Phillip Sousa Registers Copyright for "Stars and Stripes Forever" John Philip Sousa American Composers Copyright USPTO
"Stars and Stripes Forever" First Performed in Philadelphia John Philip Sousa Popular Music Historic Firsts Dallas Wind Symphony
1942 Aaron Copland's ''Lincoln Portrait'' Is Premiered by the Cincinnati Symphony Cincinnati Ohio Aaron Copland Abraham Lincoln American Composers New York Times American Public Media

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