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February 27, 1923 in Music History

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Birthdays in Music

  • Chuck Wayne [Jagelka], America session and jazz guitarist ( Woody Herman; George Shearing; Tony Bennett), born in New York City (d. 1997)
  • Dexter Gordon, American jazz tenor saxophonist and actor (Round Midnight, The Other Side of Round Midnight), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1990)
  • Viktor Kalabis, Czech composer (Two Worlds), born in Červený Kostelec (d. 2006)

Deaths in Music

  • Charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer, dies at 67
1923 in Music