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OCTOBER 29

1745 Daniel Decatur Emmett (Ohio-born Songwriter, Composer of "Dixie") Ohio Composers, Songwriters Internet Movie Database
1891 Fanny Brice (New York City-born Comedic Singer, Actress) Fanny Brice Stage & Theater Popular Music
1911 Narciso Martínez (Mexican-American Father of Conjunto) Mexican Performing Artists Folk & Ethnic Musicians Latin-American Performing Artists Texas State Historical Association
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1987 Woody Herman (Wisconsin-born Jazz Clarinetist, Composer, Conductor) Wisconsin Performing Artists Jazz Internet Movie Database
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1787 Mozart Conducts First Performance of His Opera Don Giovanni Don Giovanni Opera Historic Firsts State Opera Prague
1967 The Musical ''Hair'' Opens off-Broadway New York City American Musicals Plays New York Times

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