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OCTOBER 10

1813 Giuseppe Fortunino Frencesco Verdi (Italian Composer) Giuseppe Verdi Composers Opera
1906 Paul Creston (New York City-born Composer) New York City Composers American Composers
1915 Harry "Sweets" Edison (Ohio-born African-American Jazz Trumpeter) Ohio Performing Artists American Performing Artists African-American Performing Internet Movie Database African American Registry
1917 Thelonious Monk (North Carolina-born African-American Jazz Pianist, Composer) Thelonius Monk Jazz Musicians Composers Famous African Americans
1938 Gloria Coates (Wisconsin-born Composer) Wisconsin Composers American Composers Wisconsin Historical Society
1958 Tanya Tucker (Texas-born Country & Western Singer) Tanya Tucker Country & Western Musicians
1963 Rebecca Pidgeon (Massachusetts-born Popular Musician) Massachusetts Performing Artists American Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2010 Solomon Burke (Pennsylvaniai-born African-American Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) Solomon Burke rock and Roll Hall of Fame African-American Performing Artists
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1935 George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess Opens on Broadway New York City George Gershwin Musical Theater History Channel Internet Broadway Database
1965 The Supremes First Appear on Ed Sullivan Show Popular Music Television Famous African Americans Internet Movie Database
1966 The Beach Boys Release "Good Vibrations" Popular Music Amazon.com

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