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MAY 23

1910 Artie Shaw (New York City-born Clarinetist, Bandleader, Arranger, Composer ) Artie Shaw Popular Musician
1920 Helen O'Connell (Ohio-born Popular Singer) Ohio Performing Artists Popular Musician
1925 Mac Wiseman (Virginia-born Bluegrass Singer) Virginia Performing Artists Country and Western Musician
1928 Rosemary Clooney (Kentucky-born Popular Singer) Rosemary Clooney Popular Musician
1934 Robert A. Moog (New York-born Engineer, Inventor: Creator of Moog Synthesizer) New York Scientists and Mathematicians Inventors Music
1974 Jewel (Utah-born Popular Singer) Utah Popular Musician
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1826 The American Premiere of Mozart's Opera "Don Giovanni" Is Performed at New York City's Park Theater Wolfgang Mozart New York City Opera Historic Firsts American Public Media
1921 Shuffle Along Opens at New York City's 63rd Street Music Hall New York City Musical Theater African-American Studies Internet Broadway Database African American Registry
1940 Frank Sinatra Records "I'll Never Smile Again" Frank Sinatra Popular Music The History Channel

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