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1819 Clara Schumann (German Pianist and Composer) German Composers Classical Musicians Composers
1874 Arnold Schoenberg (Austrian-born American Composer) Austrian Composers American Composers
1911 Bill Monroe (Kentucky-born Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & the Country Western Music Hall of Fame) Bill Monroe Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Country and Western Music Hall of Fame
1917 Robert Ward (Ohio-born Composer) Ohio Composers American Composers
1924 Maurice Jarre (French Film Composer) Maurice Jarre Composers Filmmakers
1925 Mel Tormé (Chicago-born Jazz Vocalist) Mel Torme Jazz Popular Musicians
1948 Nell Carter (Alabama-born African-American Stage and Popular Singer) Alabama Performing Artists Actors Television African American Performing Artists African American Registry
1977 Fiona Apple (New York City-born Popular Singer) New York City Performing Artists Popular Musicians Intrernet Movie Database
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1977 Leopold Stokowski (English Symphonic Conductor) English Performing Artists Classical Music
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1956 Igor Stravinsky Conducts the First Performance of His "Canticum sacrum ad honorem Sancti Marci nomiminis" at St. Mark's in Venice St, Marks, Venice Igor Stravinsky Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1965 Louis Armstrong Wins Best Male Vocalist Grammy for "Hello, Dolly!" Louis Armstrong Popular Musicians The Grammys African-American Performing Artists History Channel
1966 Beatles Release Yesterday in the U.S. The Beatles Popular Music Beatles Discography
1967 In Ann Arbor, Michigan, Leonard Bernstein Conducts the New York Philharmonic in the Premiere of Aaron Copland's "Inscape" Ann Arbor, Michigan Leonard Bernstein Aaron Copland Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media

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