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1909 Kenneth Threadgill (Texas-born Country & Western Singer) Texas Performing Artists Country & Western Musicians Texas State Historical Association
1931 George Jones (Texas-born Country & Western Singer) George Jones Country & Western Musicians
1939 Phillip Ramey (Chicago-born Composer) Chicago Composers American Composers
1944 Barry White (Texas-born African-American Popular Singer) Texas Performing Artists Popular Musicians African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2003 Johnny Cash (Arkansas-born Country & Western Singer) Johnny Cash Country & Western Musicians
1910 Gustav Mahler Conducts the First Performance of His Symphony No. 8 ("Symphony of a Thousand") in Munich, Germany Munich, Germany Gustav Mahler Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1954 Leonard Bernstein's "Serenade" (after Plato's "Symposium") Is First Performed at Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Italy Venice, Italy Leonard Bernstein Composers Historic Firsts Teatro La Fenice American Public Media

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