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1945 Itzhak Perlman (Israeli Classical and Popular Violinist) Itzhak Perlman Classical Musicians Polio Special Needs Education
1945 Van Morrison (Irish Popular Musician) Irish Performing Artists Popular Musicians Biography
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2002 Lionel Hampton (Kentucky-born African-American Jazz Percussionist) Lionel Hampton Jazz African-American Performing Artists
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1928 Kurt Weill's "Die Dreigroschenoper" (The Threepenny Opera) Is First Performed in Berlin Kurt Weill Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media

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