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OCTOBER 23

1906 Miriam Gideon (Colorado-born Composer) Colorado Composers American Composers
1923 Ned Rorem (Indiana-born Composer: Awarded the 1976 Pulitzer Prize for Music) Ned Rorem American Composers 1976 Pulitzer Prize for Music
1961 Brett Dean (Australian Composer) Brett Dean Composers
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1950 Al Jolson (Lithuanian-born American Entertainer/Performing Artist) Al Jolson Popular Musicians Film
2002 Adolph Green (New York City-born Songwriter: American Musical Librettist) New York City Composers and Songwriters American Musicals Internet Movie Database
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