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1896 Edith Wilson (Kentucky-born African-American Jazz Singer)  Kentucky Performing Artists Jazz African American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database African American Registry
1928 Horace Silver (Connecticut-born African-American Composer) Horace Silver American Composers Jazz African American Composers
1953 John Zorn (New York City-born Composer) New York City Composers American Composers
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1935 George Gershwin Completes Composition of Porgy and Bess George Gershwin Composers Music Library of Congress Writer's Almanac
1995 Michael Jackson's "You Are Not Alone" Is First Record to Debut At #1 Michael Jackson Popular Music Notable African Americans Historic Firsts History Channel

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