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1871 Henry Hadley (Massachusetts-born Composer, Conductor) Massachusetts Composers American Composers
1938 John Harbison (New Jersey-born Composer, Conductor) New Jersey Composers American Composers
1957 Billy Bragg (English Popular Musician) English Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
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1973 Bobby Darin (New York City-born Singer. Songwriter) New York City Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
2007 Lydia Mendoza (Texas-born Tejano Singer) Lydia Mendoza Folk & Ethnic Musicians Latin-American Performing Artists
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1915 Igor Stravinsky Makes His Public Debut as a Conductor, Leading a Performance of His "Firebird" Ballet Suite in Geneva, Switzerland Geneva, Switzerland Igor Stravinsky Composers Ballet American Public Media
1932 Al Jolson Records "April Showers" Al Jolson Popular Music History Channel
1957 Elvis Presley Receives His Draft Notice for the U.S. Army Elvis Presley Elvis Australia

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