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NOVEMBER 15

1932 Clyde McPhatter (North Carolina-born African-American Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) Clyde McPhatter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Famous African Americans
1942 Daniel Barenboim (Israeli Classical Composer) Israel Composers
1954 Twinkie Clark (Detroit-born African-American Grammy-Winning Gospel Singer) Twinkie Clark Gospel Musicians Grammy Awards African American Performing Artists
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1732 Handel's Opera "Catone" Is Performed in London London, England Gregor Frederick Handel Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1832 Felix Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 5 ("Reformation") Is First Performed in Berlin Felix Mendelssohn Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1920 Gustav Holst's Orchestral Suite, "The Planets," Is First Performed Publicly at Queen's Hall, London British Composers Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1927 Jerome Kern's Musical "Show Boat" Is First Performed in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Jerome Kern American Musicals Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1930 Igor Stravinsky's "Symphony of Psalms" in First Performed in Brussels, Belgium Brussels, Belgium Igor Stravinsky Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1974 Dmitri Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 15 Is First Performed in Leningrad by the Taneyev Quartet Shostakovich Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media

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