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OCTOBER 8

1585 Heinrich Schutz (German Composer) German Composers Composers
1870 Louis Vierne (French Composer) French Composers Composers
1893 Clarence Williams (Louisiana-born African-American Jazz Musician, Producer, Composer, Pioneer) Louisiana Peforming Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
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1898 The First Issue of the Magazine "Musical America" Is Published Journalism Music Historic Firsts Musical America American Public Media
1958 In Wisconsin, Singing Cowboy Gene Autry Performs At the Rock County 4-H Fair Rock County, Wisconsin Gene Autry Country & Western Music Rock County 4-H Fair Wisconsin Historical Society

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