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MAY 26

1877 Isadora Duncan (San Francisco-born Interpretive Dancer) Isadora Duncan Dance Internet Movie Database
1883 Mamie Smith (Ohio-born African-American Singer; First African-American to Record the Blues) Mamie Smith Popular Musicians African-American Performing Artists
1898 Ernst Bacon (Chicago-born Composer, Pianist, Conductor) Chicago Composers Classical Musicians American Composers
1920 Peggy Lee (North Dakota-born Popular Singer, Songwriter and Actress) North Dakota Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database Biography.com
1938 William Bolcom (Washington-born Composer, Pianist ) Washington Composers Classical Musicians American Composers
1948 Stevie Nicks (Arizona-born Popular Singer: Member of "Fleetwood Mac") Arizona Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database Biography.com
1949 Hank Williams, Jr. (Louisiana-born Country Music Performer) Louisiana Performing Artists Country & Western Musicians Internet Movie Database Biography.com
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1933 Jimmie Rodgers (Mississippi-born Country Music Singer) Jimmie Rodgers Country Musicians Texas Historical State Historical Association
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