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DECEMBER 27

1901 Marlene Dietrich (German Actress, Singer) Marlene Dietrich Actors Popular Musicians Film
1906 Oscar Levant (Pennsylvania-born Pianist, Actor, Author) Pennsylvania Performing Artists American Performing Artists Actors Film American Authors Biography.com
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1944 Amy Cheney Beach (New Hampshire-born Composer) Amy Cheney Beach American Composers
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1723 J.S. Bach's Sacred Cantata No. 64 Is Performed As the Third Day of Bach's First Annual Sacred Cantata Cycle Johann Sebastian Bach Composers Religious Music Christmas Music American Public Media
1724 J.S. Bach's "Sacred Cantata No. 133" Is Performed As Bach's Second Annual Sacred Cantata Cycle in Leipzig, Germany Johann Sebastian Bach Composers Religious Music Christmas Music American Public Media
1725 J.S. Bach's "Sacred Cantata No. 151" Is Performed As Bach's Third Annual Sacred Cantata Cycle in Leipzig, Germany Johann Sebastian Bach Composers Religious Music Christmas Music American Public Media
1734 J.S. Bach's Performs Part 3 of His 6-part "Christmas Oratorio," S. 248, in Leipzig, Germany Johann Sebastian Bach Composers Religious Music Christmas Music American Public Media
1841 The Term "Lisztomania" Is Coined to Describe the Reaction to Franz Liszt's Performance at the Singakademie in Berlin, Germany Berlin, Germany Franz Liszt Composers American Public Media
1932 New York City's Radio City Music Hall Opens to the Public Radio City Music Hall Music Architecture Historic Firsts Library of Congress History Channel
1939 The Glen Miller Show Debuts on CBS Radio Glen Miller Radio Popular Music Historic Firsts History Channel
1954 Italian-American Composer, Gian Carlo Menotti, Premieres His Pulitzer-Prize-Winning "The Saint of Bleecker Street," in New York City New York City Italian Composers Composers Historic Firsts 1955 Pulitzer Prize for Music American Public Media
1966 "The Theme From Star Trek" Words by Gene Roddenberry, Is Registered With the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Gene Roddenberr Popular Music Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights USPTO

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