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July 1, 1899 in Music History

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Birthdays in Music

  • "Georgia" Tom [Dorsey], American blues and gospel pianist, songwriter ("Peace In The Valley"), and evangelist, born in Villa Rica, Georgia (d. 1993)
  • Cavan O'Connor, British singer (I'm Only a Strolling Vagabond), born in Nottingham, England (d. 1997)
1899 in Music