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1709 – Born on the 16th of February in Newcastle, England. 1735 – He was accepted the position of church organist at St. John’s Church in Newcastle. 1737 – Married Catherine Reynolds. 1738 – He was appointed music director of the Newcastle Musical Society. He also collaborated with John Garth’s subscription concerts in Durham, and ..

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1907 – Born on September 29th in Tioga, Texas. American performer. 1926 – Best known as the "Singing Cowboy," Autry got his start while singing and playing his guitar to pass the time at his telegraph operator’s job. 1928-1929 – He spent two years on Tulsa’s KVOO, billed as “Oklahoma’s Yodeling Cowboy” and singing Jimmie ..

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1782 – Born in Caen in Normandy on the 29th of January. 1804 – Sent at the age of 20 to London to complete his business training, he was obliged to leave England as a result of the breach of the Treaty of Amiens. 1813 – The unfavourable reception of his one-act debut opera Le ..

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1924 – Born in Luttrell, Tennessee on the 20th of June.     1942 – After dropping out of high school, he landed a job at WNOX radio in Knoxville.     1946 – Atkins made his first appearance at the Grand Ole Opry as a member of Foley’s band.     1947 – He ..

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1765 – Born in London on the 23rd of November. 1783 – He was sent to study abroad at the expense of the Prince of Wales, who had been favourably impressed by his skill at the harpsichord. 1787 – On his return to London, he held for a short time an appointment as one of ..

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1903 – Born in Chillán, Chile on the 6th of February. 1918 – He made a major European tour, giving concertos accompanied by illustrious conductors such as Nikisch, Furtwängler, and Mengelberg. 1921 – He returned to South America, and made a triumphal tour beginning in Santiago de Chile. 1924 – He made his first North ..

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1917 – He was born on the 2nd day of March this year in Santiago, Cuba. His father served in the Cuban House of Representatives and became Santiago’s youngest mayor.   1936 – He began his career as a professional musician in this year, playing guitar and percussion for a Latin orchestra.   1937 – ..

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1901 – Born on the 4th of August in New Orleans, Louisiana U.S.A. 1918 – On the 19th of March, married Daisy Parker. 1923 – He made his first recordings, while playing second cornet in Oliver’s band. 1925 – He began recording under his own name with his famous music "Hot Five","Potato Head Blues" and ..

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1905 – He was born in Buffalo, New York, USA this year.   1920 – He formed his first professional band, Hyman Arluck’s Snappy Trio.   1921 – He left home against his parent’s wishes.   1923 – With his new band – The Southbound Shufflers, performed on the Crystal Beach lake boat "Canadiana" during ..

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