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1813 Richard Wagner (German Composer) Richard Wagner Classical Composers
1914 Herman "Sonny" Blount (Alabama-born Keyboardist) Alabama Performing Artists Popular Music
1924 Charles Aznavour (French Singer, Composer) French Performing Atists Popular Music Internet Movie Database
1934 Peter Nero (New York City-born Pianist, Music Director) New York City Performing Artists Popular Music Internet Movie Database
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1872 On His 59th Birthday, Richard Wagner Lays the Cornerstone of His Festival Theater in Bayreuth, Germany Richard Wagner Classical Composers American Public Media
2003 Beethoven's Final Manuscript for His Ninth Symphony Auctions for $3.43M Ludwig van Beethoven Composers Economics and Business CNN

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