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1845 Ludwig II ("Mad" King of Bavaria: 1864-1886) Ludwig II Richard Wagner
1904 Undine Smith Moore (Virginia-born African-American Composer) Virginia Composers American Composers African-American Composers Library of virginia
1918 Leonard Bernstein (Massachusetts-born Conductor and Composer: West Side Story) Leonard Bernstein American Composers Recipient of 5 Grammy Awards and the1985 Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award
1933 Wayne Shorter (New Jersey-born African-American Jazz Saxophonist) New Jersey Performing Artists Jazz Notable African Americans
1955 Elvis Costello (English Popular Musician) Elvis Costello Popular Musicians
1961 Billy Ray Cyrus (Kentucky-born Country Musician) Kentucky Performing Artists Country Musicians
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1971 Ted Lewis (Ohio-born Jazz Bandleader, Singer, Musician) Ohio Performing Artists Jazz Red Hot Jazz
2001 Aaliyah (New York City-born Popular Musician: Died in Plane Crash) New York City Performing Artists The Bahamas Popular Musicians Air Disasters
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1870 German Composer Richard Wagner Marries Cosima Liszt von Bulow Richard Wagner Composers American Public Media
1966 The Beatles Play Two Concerts at the Seattle Center Coliseum Washington The Beatles Popular Musicians State of Washington
1980 42nd Street Premieres at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City New York City Plays American Musicals Historic Firsts Internet Broadway Database
2001 22-year-old R&B Singer Aaliyah Among 9 Killed in Bahamas Plane Crash New York City Performing Artists The Bahamas Popular Musicians Air Disasters Death BBC

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