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NOVEMBER 9

1907 Burrill Phillips (Nebraska-born Composer) Nebraska Composers American Composers
1936 Mary Travers (Kentucky-born Folk Singer: Member of Peter, Paul & Mary) Mary Travers Peter, Paul & Mary
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1956 Atlanta, Georgia's Mattiwilda Dobbs Is the First African American to Sing a Romantic Lead at New York's Metropolitan Opera Metropolitan Opera Atlanta, Georgia Opera African-American Heritage Historic Firsts University of Georgia

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