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1908 – Born on the 14th of December in  Chicago, Illinois .   1922 – He began working in Vaudeville, a multi act theater located in North America.   1924 – He was working in a speakeasy (establishment that was used for selling and drinking              alcoholic beverage).   1930 – He hosted a radio ..

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810 – Born in Italy. Anastasius Bibliothecarius  was a language scholar, Roman cardinal, and influential political counselor to 9th-century popes. 848 – Anastasius became cardinal priest of the Church of St. Marcellus, Rome, after gaining prominence as a Greek scholar. 850 – He was excommunicated by a Roman synod. 853 – Was anathematized and deposed ..

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1878 – He was born in Naples and studied with Benjamino Carelli and Vincenzo Lombardi (teacher of Fernando de Lucia) at the Conservatory San Pietro a Majella. An Italian baritone opera singer.   1899 – He made his début at the Teatro Bellini in Naples at the age of 21, singing Germont père in La ..

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1963 – Born on August 22nd in Newton, North Carolina. American songwriter and musician. 1968 – Exhibiting unusual musical aptitude as a very young child, Tori Amos was invited to attend the Peabody Conservatory of Music of music at the tender age of five. 1980 – She changed her name to Tori. She changed it ..

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1947 – Gregory Lenoir Allman was born in Nashville, Tennessee on December 8, 1947.   1973 – His first album "Laid Back" was released to a positive critical reception.   1975-1979 – He married to Cher at least six times.   1977 – He and Cher made an unlikely musical collaboration and released the album ..

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1935 – Alpert was born in Los Angeles, California on March 31, 1935. 1943 – Started his trumpet lessons at the age of eight. 1952 – He graduated from Fairfax High School and joined the United States Army. 1954 – Attended and graduated with a degree at the University of Southern California. He was a ..

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1889 – Paul Althouse was born in Reading, Pennsylvania on the 2nd of December. 1911 – He made his operatic debut as Faust with the Chicago-Philadelphia Grand Opera Co. in New York. 1913-1920 – He made his Metropolitan Opera debut on March 19, 1913 in New York as Dimitri in the U.S. premiere of Boris ..

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1956 – Marin Alsop was born on the 16th of October. 1989 – She won the Koussevitzky Conducting Prize at the Tanglewood Music Center. 1991 – She was a music director of the Cabrillo Music Festial in Santa Cruz, California. 1993 – She was a music director of the Colorado Symphony where her innovative programming ..

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1946 – Howard Duane Allman was born in Nashville, Tennessee on November 20, 1946. 1957 – He and his family moved to Daytona Beach, Florida. 1960 – He was motivated to take up the guitar. 1963 – He and Greg were in a local band called the House Rockers. 1968 – He and his brother ..

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1881 – Kenneth Alford was born in London on the 21st of February. 1895 – He joined the Royal Irish Regiment as a musician. 1914 – Composed the march tune "Colonel Bogey March". 1927 – He was commissioned into the Royal Marines as a Director of Music. 1944 – He retired with the rank of ..

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