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1752 – Francesco was born. 1772 – His first opera, Giulio Sabino,was produced in Cremona.          – He composed more than eighty operas, often traveling to Naples, Florence, Venice, or Paris to oversee or conduct performances. 1785-1797 – He was an organist at St. Mark’s, Venice; there he also helped reorganize the diocesan archive. ..

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1941 – Born on the 24th of November in Madras, India. English (British Indian-born) drummer and musician. 1960 – Best became first and original drummer for Beatles. 1962 – He was fired on 16th of August to be replaced by Ringo Starr. 1963 – Married to Kathy on August. 1965 – He tried to commit ..

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1926 – Born on the 18th of October in St. Louis, Missouri. 1948 – Married Themetta Suggs and they have four children. 1955 – He met Muddy Waters who suggested the Leonard Chess of Chess Records.          – Signed to a recording contract to Leonard Chess of Chess Records.          – Released a unique version ..

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US punk rock musician and singer 1958 – Born on the 17th of June in Boulder, Colorado, USA to Stanley Boucher, a psychiatric social worker and poet, and Virginia Boucher. 1977 – He began his career in music in January as a roadie for the punk rock band The Ravers. Attended in the University of ..

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1941 – Born on the 3rd of April in Los Angeles, California. American singer and songwriter.          – Jan Berry was one half of the popular 1960s "surf music" singing duo "Jan & Dean", who enjoyed chart success with songs including "Surf City", "Little Old Lady from Pasadena", "Popsicle", "Dead Mans Curve", "Drag City" ..

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1821 – Born on the 12th of April in Ebersbach, Germany. 1855-1876 – As a conductor of the New York Philharmonic Society orchestra, he helped shape the New York PO into a great orchestra; in particular, he championed Liszt, Berlioz, Wagner and Tchaikovsky. 1859 – He led the German Opera company in the first U.S. ..

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Austrian composer 1885 – Born on the 9th of February in Vienna, Austria. 1900 – At the age of fifteen, he started to teach himself music. 1904-1911 – He began a six-year period of study with Arnold Schoenberg. 1906 – He focused on his music studies full-time. 1907 – He began composition lessons. His compositions ..

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1925 – Born on the 24th of October in Oneglia, Italia. Studied at the Milan Conservatory under Giulio Cesare Paribeni and Giorgio Federico Ghedini. 1947 – His first public performance of one of his works, a suite for piano. Berio met American mezzo-soprano Cathy Berberian, whom he married. 1951 – Berio went to the United ..

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1903 – Born on the 12th of May in Boars Hill, Oxfordshire, SC England. English composer.          – Educated at Gresham’s School and Merton College, Oxford. 1927 – He studied at Oxford and with Boulanger in Paris, where he met Stravinsky and became friendly with Poulenc.          – Worked for the BBC during ..

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US (Russian-born) songwriter and writer of musicals 1888 – Born on the 11th of May in Tyumen, Russia. 1891 – His family immigrated to the United States. 1896 – He did various street jobs, including selling newspapers and busking.    1912 – Berlin composed a song "When I Lost You", which became a hits. 1914 ..

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