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OCTOBER 19

1903 Vittorio Giannini (Pennsylvania-born Composer) Pennsylvania Composers American Composers
1948 Chester Biscardi (Wisconsin-born Composer) Wisconsin Composers American Composers Official Web Site Wisconsin Historical Society
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1845 Richard Wagner's Opera "Tannhäuser" Is Premiered in Dresden, Germany at the Hoftheater Richard Wagner Composers Opera Historic Firsts American Public Media
1901 Elgar's "Pomp and Circumstance" March No. 1 in D, Is Performed in Liverpool, England by the Liverpool Orchestral Society English Composers Composers American Public Media
1922 Modest Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition" Is Performed in Paris with Serge Koussevitzky Conducting Paris, France Modest Mussorgsky Composers American Public Media
1933 German Conductor and Composer Otto Klemperer Leads His First Concert with the Los Angeles Philharmonic German Composers Los Angeles Philharmonic Classical Music American Public Media

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