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1927 Patti Page (Oklahoma-born Popular Singer) Oklahoma Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
1945 Judith Lang Zaimont (Tennessee-born Composer, Pianist) Tennessee Composers American Composers Classical Musicians
1947 Minnie Ripperton (Chicago-born African-American Vocalist) Chicago Performing Artists Popular Musicians Famous African Americans Internet Movie Database African American Registry
1949 Bonnie Raitt (California-born Popular Singer) Bonnie Raitt Popular Musicians
1954 Rickie Lee Jones (Chicago-born Popular Musician) Rickie Lee Jones Popular Musicians
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1890 The Grand Opera House in Minneapolis, Minnesota Hosts the First American Performance of the English Translation of Donizetti's Opera, Anne Boleyn Donizetti Minneapolis, Minnesota Opera Historic Firsts Minnesota Historical Society
1926 George & Ira Gershwin's Musical "Oh, Kay!" Opens at the Imperial Theater in New York City George Gershwin American Musicals Historic Firsts Internet Broadway Database American Public Media

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