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1833 Aleksandr Borodin (Russian Composer) Alexander Borodin Composers
1920 Betty Pack (South African Cellist, Music Teacher, Founder of the Young South African Chamber Orchestra) South African Political and Social Leaders Educators of Note Music South African History
1911 Buck Clayton (Missouri-born African-American Jazz Trumpeter, Composer) Missouri Performing Artists Jazz American Composer Songrwriters African American Composer Songrwriters Internet Movie Database African American Registry University of Missouri, Kansas City
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1976 Walter Piston (Maine-born Composer) Maine Composers Composers
2010 Henryk Gorecki (Polish Composer) Henryk Gorecki Composers
1738 Gregor Frederick Handel Completes Part II ("Moses' Song") of His Oratorio "Israel in Egypt" Gregor Friedrich Handel Composers American Public Media
1881 Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 2 Is Premiered by the New York Philharmonic Tchaikovsky New York Philharmonic Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1888 Tchaikovsky's Symphonic Fantasy Overture "Hamlet" Premieres in Moscow Tchaikovsky Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1915 In Brownwood, Texas, 22 Music Clubs Form the Texas Federation of Music Clubs Brownwood, Texas Music Texas State Historical Association
1931 Sergei Rachmaninoff Premieres His "Oriental Sketch" for Solo Piano in New York City Rachmaninoff New York City Composers Classical Music Historic Firsts American Public Media
1973 Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 14 Is Premiered in Leningrad by the Beethoven Quartet Shostakovich Composers Classical Music Historic Firsts American Public Media

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