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DECEMBER 29

1876 Pablo Casals (Spanish Cellist, Conductor) Pablo Casals Classical Musicians
1897 Jules Bledsoe (Texas-born African-American Baritone, Operatic Performer) Texas Performing Artists Opera African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
1952 Gelsey Kirkland (Pennsylvania-born Ballet Dancer) Pennsylvania Performing Artists Ballet Biography.com
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1967 Paul Whiteman ( Colorado Jazz Bandleader) Colorado Performing Artists Jazz Internet Movie Database History Channel
2008 Freddie Hubbard (Indiana-born Grammy-Winning African-American Jazz Musician) Freddie Hubbard Jazz Grammy Awards African-American Performing Artists
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1903 The First Concert of the Seattle Symphony Is Conducted by Harry West at Christensen's Hall in Seattle Seattle Symphony Classical Music Historic Firsts Seattle Symphony American Public Media HistoryLink

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