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1905 Tommy Dorsey (Pennsylvania-born Jazz Trombonist) Tommy Dorsey Jazz
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1828 Franz Schubert (Austrian Composer) Franz Schubert Composers
1724 J.S. Bach's Sacred Cantata No. 26 Is First Performed At the Second Annual Sacred Cantata Cycle in Leipzig, Germany Johann Sebastian Bach Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1855 The Singing Hutchinson Family of New Hampshire Founds the Town of Hutchinson, Minnesota Hutchinson Family Singers Hutchinson, Minnesota Popular Musicians Minnesota Historical Society
1863 The U.S. Marine Corps Band Accompanies President Lincoln to Gettysburg for the Dedication of the National Cemetery Gettysburg, Pennyslvania Abraham Lincoln Music Historic Firsts U.S. Marine Corps Band American Public Media
1875 Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 3 Is Performed in Moscow Tchaikovsky Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1937 The RKO Film "Damsel in Distress" Is Released, with Music by George Gershwin George Gershwin Composers Film Internet Movie Database American Public Media
1957 Leonard Bernstein Is Named Music Director of the New York Philharmonic New York Philharmonic Leonard Bernstein Classical Musicians American Public Media

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