Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1731: Composer Frantisek Xaver Dusek was born.
1865: Composer Jean (Johan) Julius Christian Sibelius was born.
1890: Composer Bohuslav Martinu was born.
1960: Fabian visited Elvis Presley at Graceland and lent him his pants when Elvis ripped his demonstrating karate.
1963: Frank Sinatra, Jr. was kidnapped.
1968: Graham Nash announced the formation of Crosby, Stills and Nash three days after he quit the Hollies.
1972: Frank Zappa Sr. placed an advertisement in Variety Magazine claiming he will give private instruction in craps, roulette, keno and blackjack.
1982: Marty Robbins died of heart failure at the age of 57.
1991: Jazz trumpeter Buck Clayton died of natural causes at the age of 80.
1995: The surviving members of the Grateful Dead announced they were disbanding. Jerry Garcia’s, the founder of the group, had died the previous August.
1998: It was announced that Bruce Springsteen would tour again with the E Street Band for the first time in nearly a decade.
1999: James Brown made his new MP3-only holiday album “James Brown Christmas For The Millennium & Forever” available exclusively through EMusic.com.
2002: Baz Luhrmann’s “La Boheme” opened on Broadway.
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