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1946 – Born on the 13th of June in Laghman, Afghanistan. 1961 – A group of amateur musicians assembled and formed an orchestra with Ahmad Zahir at the old Radio Kabul building. This group’s first public concert was held at Cinema-e-Kabul. 1964 – Ahmad Zahir held his first formal solo concert. The song with which ..

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1940 – Frank Zappa was born in Baltimore, Maryland on December 21, 1940. 1953 – Zappa began his musical career on drums, taking his first lessons at school in the summer of 1953. He played drums with local teenage combos, but later switched to guitar. Although he performed as a singer and guitarist for most ..

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1941 – Born on the 6th day of April in Gaesti, Romania. He began playing pan flute at his early age of 14. 1968 – He graduated from Conservatory of Bucharest. 1969 – He was a conductor of “Ciocarlia” (Skylark) Folk Ensemble in Bucharest. 1975 – He wrote instructional book for pan flute: Traité Du ..

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  1911- Zayde, Jascha born on October 25 at Mercedes, Argentina from a Russian family but moved to U.S.   1914 – At the age of 3, he began studying the piano.   1918 – He made his debut performance. Also, he won a fellowship to the Juilliard School   1936- Became the first staff ..

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1947 – He was born on the January 24, in Chicago, Illinois.   1969 – His first attempt at a solo album “Wanted Dead or Alive” was produced by 1960’s cult figure Kim Fowley. However, did not fare well in the marketplace.   1970 – He returned to Los Angeles, and became associated with the ..

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1555 – On the 11th of June, an Italian-Austrian composer was born in Presario, Marche.   1577 – He studied at the church of San Stefano, Venice.   1583 – He became the student of Andrea Gabrieli.   1584 – He got accepted as a singer at San Marco. In the same year, he met ..

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1909- Born in Woodville, Miss.; birth of the developer of bebop -The tenor saxophone jazz musician   1930s-40s -He played with many of the most influential bands, including those of Fletcher Henderson and Count Basie.   1950s -was a leading figure in the emergence of the "cool" jazz. -His recordings with Billie Holiday quickly attained ..

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1858 – Born in Liège, Belgium on the16th of July. 1898 – His career as a teacher, which was to remain one of his main occupations after leaving the conservatory and into even his last years.          – Ysaye had been offered the post of music director of the New York Philharmonic, but declined ..

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