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Russian Composer 1837 – Born on the 2nd of January at Nizhny Novgorod. 1869 – Selected director of the imperial chapel and conductor of the Imperial Musical Society. 1862 – Established The Free School of Music. 1872 – The Free School was influential, but suffered from chronic financial problems that drove Balakirev to a nervous ..

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1821 – Dwight Hamilton Baldwin was born in Erie County, Pennsylvania.          – His career as a teacher of the reed organ and violin. 1862 – He opened a music store in Cincinnati, Ohio and became one of the biggest sellers of pianos in the Midwest. 1891 – Baldwin created the first Baldwin piano. ..

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1862 – Born on December 24th in Banodzha. Georgian composer and music public figure, one of the creators of Georgian professional music. 1877-1879 – Balanchivadze’s first serious music practice took place, when he took lessons from Aushev, a choir conductor. 1880 – Studied privately and sang in the chorus at the Tbilisi O, then studying ..

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1958 – Born on the 26th of January in Toledo, Ohio. She is a multi-platinum selling Rhythm and Blues singer-songwriter and 8 time Grammy Award winner. 1970 – She began singing in a Baptist church choir. 1974 – Joined in a band called Humanity, which included fellow high school friends. 1975 – Anita joined Chapter ..

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American orchestral fluteplayers. 1915 – Born on the 23rd of September. He was well known as a teacher and served as a faculty member at the Juilliard School. He made many recordings with conductors such as Bruno Walter and Leonard Bernstein, and was a member of the Cleveland Orchestra. He is the solo flutist with ..

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1906 – Born on the 3rd of June in St. Louis, Missouri. 1917 – She survived in the riots in East St. Louis, Illinois. 1919 – Began dancing in vaudeville and on Broadway. 1925 – Went to Paris where, after the jazz revue La Revue Nègre failed, her comic ability and jazz dancing drew attention ..

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1929 – Born on November 11th in Chicago, Illinois.  American rhythm-and-blues singer notable for her vocal power and rhythmic energy. 1946 – At age 17 she performed as Little Miss Sharecropper. 1955-1965 – Her tenure with Atlantic Records yielded 15 rhythm-and-blues hits, most notably “Tweedle Dee”, “Jim Dandy”, and “I Cried a Tear”.          ..

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1898 – Ernst Bacon was born 26th of May in Chicago. 1926-1927 – He taught and administered at the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester. 1932 – Ernst numerous awards and grants received are the Bispham Award, the Ditson and the League of Composers Commission, the Pulitzer fellowship, a Guggenheim fellowship, and ..

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1941 – Born on the 9th of January in Staten Island, New York. 1959 – Recorded her first album for a major label, Joan Baez. 1960 – Became popular with young audiences for her songs and political views. 1961 – Her second release, Joan Baez, Vol. 2 went gold, as did Joan Baez in Concert. ..

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1968 – Born on the 3rd of April, in Freeport, Bahamas, and was raised in Ontario. 1987 – Lived in Canada when he received a demo tape from an unknown New Jersey band in search of a lead singer; the group was Skid Row, formed a year earlier by ex-Bon Jovi guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo. ..

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