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NOVEMBER 13

1894 Bennie Moten (Kansas City-born African-American Jazz Pianist, Bandleader) Kansas City Performing Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
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1868 Gioacchino Rossini (Italian Composer of "The Barber of Seville") Gioacchino Rossini Composers
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1893 Jean Sibelius' "Karelia Suite" Is Premiered in Viborg, Finland Sibelius Composers Classical Music Historic Firsts American Public Media
1953 Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 5 Is Premiered in Moscow by the Beethoven Quartet Shostakovich Composers Classical Music Historic Firsts American Public Media

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