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December 6, 1896 in Music History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in Music

  • Arnold Foster, English composer, born in Sheffield, England (d. 1963)

Person of interestIra Gershwin

Ira Gershwin, American lyricist ('S Wonderful, I Got Rhythm), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)

Lyricist Ira Gershwin
Ira Gershwin

1896 in Music