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1879 – Born on the 29th of April in St. Helens, Lancashire, England. 1899 – Directed the Hallé Orchestra at a concert in St Helens. 1906 – Appeared as regularly as a conductor, working initially with the New Symphony Orchestra. 1908 – Established the Beecham Symphony Orchestra. 1910 – Beecham began making recordings on 27th ..

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1770 – Ludwig was born on the 17th of December in Bonngasse 515 (today Bonngasse 20). 1801 – Beethoven began to slowly lose his hearing. He suffered a severe form of tinnitus. 1802 – Wrote the "Heiligenstadt Testament" a suicide letter that was supposed to be for his brother but was never given and later ..

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American musician, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist 1970 – Born on the 8th of July in Los Angeles, California. 1988 – Recorded a cassette entitled Banjo Story. 1994 – Released Stereopathetic Soulmanure on Flipside Records and One Foot in the Grave on independent K Records. 1996 – Recorded albums, "Odelay" 1996, "Mutations" 1998, "Midnite Vultures" 1999. 1998 ..

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1974 – Born on April 17th in Goffs Oak, Hertfordshire, England. English singer and former Spice Girls member.          – Victoria began as a dancer before eventually landing a spot as a member of The Spice Girls. 1994 – She joined the all-girl band Spice Girls, first called "Touch," together with Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, ..

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1975 – Born on the 13th of April in Munich, Germany. A German singer who became famous for his song "Mambo No. 5". 1999 – A global pop sensation brought some much needed style and humor to the charts in the summer with his reworking of Perez Prado’s hit, "Mambo No. 5". Released the album ..

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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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Sir Arnold Edward Trevor Bax is a British composer and poet. 1883 – Sir Arnold Edward Trevor Bax is a British composer was born 8th of November in Pendennis Road, Streatham, London. 1900-1905 – Bax was accepted to the Royal Academy of Music. 1903-1916 – Wrote The tone-poems Into The Twilight (1908), In The Faery ..

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1636 – Born in Versailles, France. French ballet dancer and teacher whose contributions to the development of ballet include the definition of the five basic positions of the feet. 1661 – Beauchamp was appointed director of the Académie Royale de Danse. 1672 – Under the composer Jean-Baptiste Lully became a part of the Académie Royale ..

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1948 – Kathleen Battle is an American soprano was born 13th of August. Awarded a scholarship to the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. 1972 – Earned a master’s degree and embarked in 1971 on a teaching career in Cincinnati.          – Hired to perform at the 1972 Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy. ..

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1835 – Karlis Baumanis was born 11th of May in Wilkenhof. 1870 –  Created the Letti national anthem "God segne Latvia". First lettische composer, who dared it to use in a song the word "Latvija" (Latvia) so that this had to be replaced by the more harmless term "Baltija" (the Baltic). Worked in Lemsal as ..

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