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OCTOBER 24

1911 Sonny Terry (Georgia-born Jazz Musician) Sonny Terry Jazz & Blues
1929 George Crumb (West Virginia-born Composer) West Virginia Composers American Composers
1941 Bill Wyman (English Popular Musician: The Rolling Stones) The Rolling Stones Popular Musicians
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1818 Felix Mendelssohn, Age 9, Plays His First Public Concert, in Berlin, Germany Felix Mendelssohn Classical Musicians Historic Firsts American Public Media
1919 The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra First Performs Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra Classical Musicians Historic Firsts American Public Media
1975 A Chorus Line Opens on Broadway New York City <I>A Chorus Line</I> Musical Theater History Channel

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