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1766 Rodolphe Kreutzer (French Composer) French Composers Classical Musicians
1873 W.C. Handy (Alabama-born African-American Ragtime Composer) W.C. Handy African American Composers and Songwriters
1896 Lawrence Tibbett (California-born Operatic Baritone) California Performing Artists Opera
1905 Eddie Condon (Indiana-born Jazz Musician) Indiana Performing Artists Jazz Internet Movie Database
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1959 Rodgers and Hammerstein Musical ''The Sound of Music'' Opens on Broadway The Sound of Music The Internet Broadway Database

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