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1900 Aaron Copland (New York City-born Composer" "Fanfare to the Common Man") Aaron Copland Composer Ballet
1934 Ellis Marsalis (New Orleans-born African-American Jazz Musician) Ellis Marsalis Jazz Education Famous African Americans
1947 Buckwheat Zydeco (Louisiana-born African-American Accordionist, Pianist, Singer ) Louisiana Performing Artists Amercian Performing Artists African American Performing Artists
1959 Valerie Wellington (Chicago-born African-American Blues Singer) Chicago Performing Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists Leaders African American Registry
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1723 Johann Sebastian Bach's Sacred Cantata No. 90 Is First Performed in Leipzig, Germany J.S. Bach Composers Historical Firsts American Public Media
1802 Beethoven's String Quintet, Op. 29, Is First Performed at Beethoven's Apartment in Vienna, Austria Vienna, Austria Beethoven Composers Historical Firsts American Public Media
1887 Tchaikovsky's Suite No. 4 ("Mozartiana") Is First Performed in Moscow Tchaikovsky Composers Historical Firsts American Public Media
1896 Antonin Dvorák's Symphonic Poem "The Water Goblin," Op. 107, Is First Performed in London London, England Dvorák Composers Historical Firsts American Public Media
1937 Leonard Bernstein Meets Aaron Copland in New York City Aaron Copland Leonard Bernstein American Composers American Public Media
1943 Leonard Bernstein Makes a Surprise Debut as Conductor of the New York Philharmonic, Substituting for the Ailing Bruno Walter New York City Leonard Bernstein Classical Musicians New York Philharmonic American Public Media
1944 Shostakovich First Performs His Piano Trio No. 2, in Leningrad, Followed by the Premiere of His String Quartet No. 2 by the Beethoven Quartet Shostakovich Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1985 Aaron Copland's "Proclamation" for Orchestra" Is First Performed by the New York Philharmonic Conducted by Zubin Mehta Aaron Copland Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1996 Michael Jackson Gets Married Michael Jackson Popular Musicians Famous African Americans History Channel

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