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DECEMBER 7

1845 George A. Minor (Virginia-born Composer of "Harvest", aka "Bringing in the Sheaves") Virginia Composers Religion Concordia
1863 Pietro Mascagni (Italian Operatic Composer) Italian Composers Opera
1879 Rudolf Friml (Czech Operatic Composer) Czech Composers Opera
1910 Louis Prima (New Orleans-born Jazz Musician) New Orleans Performing Artists Jazz American Composers and Songwriters The Internet Movie Database
1949 Tom Waits (California-born Popular Musician, Songwriter) California Performing Artists Popular Musician American Composers and Songwriters The Internet Movie Database
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1977 Peter Carl Goldmark (Hungarian-born Pioneer in Space sand Telecommunications Technology) Hungarian Scientists & Mathematicians Inventors & Inventions Space Exploration The Phonograph Television
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1842 The New York Philharmonic Gives Its First Concert New York Philharmonic Classical Musicians Historic Firsts New York Philharmonic American Public Media
1861 Johannes Brahms' "Handel Variations" Op. 24, Is Premiered in Hamburg Germany, by Pianist Clara Schumann Johannes Brahms Composers Classical Music Historic Firsts American Public Media
1898 Rimsky-Korsakov's Opera, "Mozart and Salieri," Is First Performed in Moscow Rimsky-Korsakov Composers Opera Historic Firsts American Public Media
1922 Violinist Toscha Seidel and Pianist Francesco Longo Perform at the Dedication of Portland, Oregon Radio Station KGW Portland, Oregon Radio Classical Music Historic Firsts KGW SalemOregon.com

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