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DECEMBER 13

1835 Phillips Brooks (Massachusetts-born Lyricist: "O Little Town of Bethlehem") Massachusetts Composers Religion Christmas Concordia
1948 Lester Bangs (California-born Rock and Roll Critic) California Authors & Illustrators Journalism Popular Music Writer's Almanac
1902 William Alexander "Sonny" Greer (New Jersey-born African-American Jazz Musician) William Alexander Sonny Greer Jazz Musicians Famous African Americans
1903 Carlos Montoya (Spanish-born Latin-American Flamenco Guitarist) Carlos Montoya International Musicians Dance Jazz Latin-American Studies
1948 Ted Nugent (Detroit-born Popular Musician) Ted Nugent Popular Musicians
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1868 Camille Saint-SaŽns Is the Soloist for the Paris Premiere of His "Piano Concerto No. 2" Camille Saint-SaŽns Composers Classical Music Historic First American Public Media
1895 Gustav Mahler Conducts the Premiere of His Symphony No. 2 ("Resurrection") by the Berlin Philharmonic Berlin, Germany Gustav Mahler Composers Historic First American Public Media
1913 Sergei Rachmaninov Conducts the Premiere of His Choral Symphonic Poem, "The Bells," in St. Petersburg, Russia Sergei Rachmaninovr Composers Historic First American Public Media
1928 George Gershwin's American in Paris Debuts George Gershwin Music History Channel
1936 Samuel Barber's "Symphony in One Movement" (No. 1), Op. 9, is Premiered at the Adriano Theater in Rome Rome, Italy Samuel Barber Composers Historic First American Public Media
1970 Dmitri Shostakovich's "String Quartet No. 13" Is First Performed in Leningrad, by the Beethoven Quartet Dmitri Shostakovich Composers Historic First American Public Media

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