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1912 Wayne Barlow (Ohio-born Composer) Ohio Composers American Composers American Public Media
1923 William Kraft (Chicago-born Percussionist, Composer, Conductor ) Chicago Composers American Composers
1925 Jimmy Reed (Mississippi-born African-American Jazz Guitarist) Missisippi Performing Artists Jazz African American Registry
1938 Joan Tower (New York-born Composer) New York Composers American Composers
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2007 Luciano Pavarotti (Italian Operatic Tenor) Luciano Pavarotti Opera
1791 Mozart's Opera, "La Clemenza di Tito," Is First Performed on the Eve of the Coronation of Leopold II of Prague Prague, Caech Republic Wolfgang Mozart Composers Opera Historic Firsts American Public Media

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