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May 17, 1923 in Music History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Music

  • Peter Mennin [Mennini], American composer (Moby Dick; The Cycle), and educator (Juilliard, 1962-83), born in Erie, Pennsylvania (d. 1983)

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

Actress and singer Marlene Dietrich (21) weds assistant director Rudolf Sieber (26) in Berlin, Germany

Actress and Singer Marlene Dietrich
Actress and Singer
Marlene Dietrich

1923 in Music