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1898 Vincent Youmans (New York City-born Composer, Songwriter) New York City Composers American Composers
1924 Bud Powell (New York City-born African-American Jazz Pianist, Composer) New York City Performing Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
1947 Meat Loaf (Texas-born Popular Musician) Texas Performing Artists American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1921 Engelbert Humperdinck (German Composer) Engelbert Humperdinck Composers"
1842 Milwaukee Wisconsin's First Public Music Hall Opens Milwaukee Wisconsin Music Historic Firsts Wisconsin Historical Society
1892 Czech Composer Antonin Dvorák Arrives in New York City to Take Up a Position at the National Conservatory New York City Antonin Dvorák Composers American Public Media
1942 Glenn Miller and His Orchestra Perform Together for Last Time Glenn Miller Popular Music World War II New York Times
1943 Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters Record Jingle Bells Christmas Music Popular Music History Channel
1960 Igor Stravinsky Conducts the Premiere of His "Monumentum pro Gesualdo di Venosa ad CD annum" in Venice, Austria Venice, Austria Igor Stravinsky Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1964 "The Beach Boys" Appear on "The Ed Sullivan Show" for First Time Television Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
1983 A Chorus Line Becomes the Longest-running Broadway Musical Musical Theater Interrnet Broadway Database History Channel

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