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1902 Jesús María Sanromá (Puerto Rican Classical Pianist) Puerto Rico Classical Musicians Hispanic Performing Artists
1922 Al Hirt (New Orleans-born Jazz Clarinetist) New Orleans Performing Artists Jazz
1926 Joan Sutherland (Australian Operatic Soprano) Australian Performing Artists Opera Performers
1937 Mary Travers (Kentucky-born Folk Singer of Peter, Paul & Mary) Kentucky Performing Artists Peter, Paul & Mary
1942 Johnny Rivers (New York Coty-born Popular Musician) New York City Performing Artists Popular Musicians
1943 Joni Mitchell (Canadian Popular Musician) Joni Mitchell Popular Musicians
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1785 The First American Musical Society Is Founded at Stoughton, Massachusetts Stoughton, Massachusetts Music Historic Firsts American Public Media
1924 The American Premiere of Mussorgsky's (arr. Ravel): "Pictures at an Exhibition" Is Performed by the Boston Symphony Modest Mussorgsky Boston Symphony Classical Music American Public Media

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