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1653 Johann Pachelbel (German Composer of Protestant Church Music Including His Canon in D) Johann Pachelbel
1854 Engelbert Humperdinck (German Composer) Engelbert Humperdinck Opera
1910 Peggy van Praagh (English-born Ballet Dancer; Founder of the Australian Ballet) English Performing Artists Ballet Australian Ballet
Arturo Somohano Portela (Puerto Rican Composer) Puerto Rican Composers & Songwriters American Composers Latin-American Heritage
1925 Art Pepper (California-born Alto Sax Jazz Musician) California Performing Artists Jazz Writer's Almanac
1931 Boxcar Willie (Texas-born Country and Western Singer) Texas Performing Artists Country Musicians Internet Movie Database
1933 Conway Twitty (Mississippi-born Country and Western Singer) Mississippi Performing Artists Country Musicians
1935 Seiji Ozawa (The First Japanese Conductor to Achieve Prominence in the Western World) Japanese Performing Artists Classical Musicians Writer's Almanac
1946 Barry Gibb (English Popular Musician) Barry Gibb Popular Musicians
1957 Gloria Estefan (Cuban-born Latin-American Popular Singer) Gloria Estefan Popular Musicians Hispanic Performing Artists
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1957 Elvis Presley Performs at Seattle's Sicks Stadium Washington Elvis Presley Popular Musicians State of Washington
1984 Tina Turner Tops the Charts with "What's Love Got to Do With It?" Tina Turner Popular Musicians African-American Performing Artists The History Channel

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