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December 16, 1915 in Music History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Music

  • Georgy Sviridov, Soviet Russian neo-romantic composer (The Blizzard; Time; Forward!), born in Fatezh, Kursk Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1998)
  • Melvin "Turk" Murphy, American Dixieland jazz trombonist, born in Palermo, California (d. 1987)
1915 in Music