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1842 H. O'Reilly Clint (Co-author of My Michigan, Michigan's Official State Song) Michigan State of Michigan
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1957 Jean Sibelius (Finnish Classical Composer) Jean Sibelius Composers
1973 Jim Croce (Pennsylvania-born Popular Singer, Songwriter) Jim Croce Popular Musicians American Composers and Songwriters
1725 In Germany, Johann Sebastian Bach Gives an Organ Recital at Dresden's Sophienkirche Johann Sebastian Bach Composers Pipe Organs American Public Media
1878 Tchaikovsky's "Valse-scherzo" for Violin and Orchestra Is First Performed, in Paris, with Nicolai Rubinstein Conducting and Stanislaw Barcewicz Soloist Paris Tchaikovsky Composers Classical Music Historic Firsts American Public Media
1930 Elgar's "Pomp and Circumstance" March No. 5 Is First Performed Publicly at Queen's Hall in London, Sir Henry Wood Conducting British Composers Education Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1954 Igor Stravinsky's "In Memoriam Dylan Thomas" Is First Performed in Los Angeles, Conducted by Robert Craft Los Angeles Igor Stravinsky Dylan Thomas Poetry Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1973 Singer Jim Croce Killed in Texas Plane Crash Texas Performing Artists Air Disasters Popular Musicians Death New York Times

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