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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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1803 – Born on the 11th of December in La Cote-Saint-Andre, France. 1826 – Met Harriet Constance Smithson and was the inspiration for his Symphonie fantastique. 1830 – Composed "Symphonie Fantastique".          – Berlioz won the Prix de Rome. 1833 – Married Harriet Constance Smithson with Franz Liszt and Heinrich Heine as witnesses. 1834 – ..

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1914 – Born on the 12th of February in Fort Worth, Texas. 1935 – He worked with bandleader Ben Young. 1941 – Appeared with the Miller band in the films "Sun Valley Serenade" and "Orchestra Wives". 1942 – Beneke played very briefly with Horace Heidt before joining the Navy himself, leading a Navy band in ..

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1975 – Born on the 27th of May in Atlanta, Georgia. 1994 – As member of duo OutKast, co-recorded albums Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik. 1998 – Aquemini. 2000 – Stankonia. 2003 – Outkast released Speakerbox The Love Below, a double album that highlighted the differences in the musical styles. 2004 – PETA named Andre "Sexiest Vegetarian of the ..

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1926 – Born on the 3rd of August in New York City. 1950 – Pearl Bailey heard him sing, and asked him to join her at a Greenwich Village night club. 1955 – Released his first long-playing album, Cloud 7, which showed Bennett’s jazz leanings. 1957 – Ralph Sharon became Bennett’s pianist and musical director. ..

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Italian operatic composer   1801 – Born on the 3rd of November in Catania, Sicily, Italy.   1819 – Bellini left provincial Catania to study at the conservatory in Naples.   1822 – He was in the class of the director Nicolò Zingarelli.   1827 – He composed operas "Il Pirata".   1830 – Composed ..

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1953 – She was born on the 10th day of January of this year in Brooklyn, New York, USA.   1971 – She graduated at Lindenhurst High School on this year.   1972 – She married her high school sweetheart, Dennis T. Benatar, acquiring the surname with which she became famous.   1975 – She ..

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1953 – Born on the 1st of November.   1990 – He was an American zydeco musician active.          – Beau Jocque is known for his gruff vocals, his fusion of many musical styles onto zydeco, and above all, for the powerful energy of his rhythm and sound.          – He became one ..

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1903 – Born on the 10th of March in Davenport, Iowa. 1924 – Beiderbecke first recorded with his band the Wolverine Orchestra.          – Wrote compositions for the piano, and recorded one of them, "In a Mist". In 1925, he spent time in Chicago and worked on his reading abilities. 1927 – Bix and ..

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1897 – Born on the 14th of May in New Orleans. 1941 – Recorded on six different instruments: the clarinet, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, piano, bass, and drums.          – This recording can be heard under the title "Sheik of Araby". 1951 – Bechet married Elisabeth Ziegler in Antibes, France.          – Bechet ..

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