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MAY 24

1936 Harold Budd (Los Angeles-born Composer) Los Angeles Composerss American Composers
1937 Archie Shepp (Florida-born Jazz Saxophonist) Florida Political and Social Leaders Jazz
1941 Bob Dylan (Minnesota-born Singer, Songwriter) Bob Dylan Folk Musician Rock and Roll Hall of Fame American Composers/Songwriters
1944 Patti LaBelle (Pennsylvania-born African-American Popular Singer) Patti LaBelle Popular Musicians African-American Performing Artists
1955 Rosanne Cash (Tennessee-born County Singer) Tennessee Performing Artists Country Musicians
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1974 Duke Ellington (Washington, D.C.-Born African-American Conductor, Composer) Duke Ellington Popular Musicians American Composers/Songwriters African-American Composers/Songwriters History Channel
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