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DECEMBER 3

1883 Anton von Werbern (Austrian Composer) Austrian Composers Composers
1914 Irving Fine (Massachusetts-born Composer) Massachusetts Composers American Composers
1927 Andy Williams (Iowa-born Popular Singer) Iowa Performing Artists Popular Musicians Biography.com
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1978 William Grant Still (Mississippi-born African-American Composer) William Grant Still American Composers African-American Composers
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1712 Georg Frederick Handel's Opera, "Il pastor fido," Is First Performed in London London, England Georg Frederick Handel Composers Opera Historic Firsts American Public Media
1721 36-year-old Johann Sebastian Bach's Marries His Second Wife, 21-year-old Anna Magdalena Wülken Johann Sebastian Bach Composers American Public Media
1724 Johann Sebastian Bach's Sacred Cantata No. 62 ("Nun komm der Heiden Heiland" I) Is First Performed in Leipzig, Germany Johann Sebastian Bach Pipe Organ Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1739 Georg Frederick Handel's "Ode for St. Cecilia's Day," Is First Performed in London London, England Georg Frederick Handel Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1740 Georg Frederick Handel's Opera, "Il pastor fido," Is First Performed in London London, England Georg Frederick Handel Composers Opera Historic Firsts American Public Media
1925 George Gershwin Premieres His Concerto in F at Carnegie Hall in New York City George Gershwin American Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1954 Samuel Barber's Oratorio "Prayers of Kierkegaard" for Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra Is First Performed by the Boston Symphony Boston Symphony Samuel Barber American Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1960 Camelot Opens on Broadway at the Majestic Theater New York City Stage & Theater Musical Theater Internet Broadway Database
1979 11 Dead, 8 Injured, at Who Concert in Cincinnati, Ohio Ohio Popular Musicians Death History Channel

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