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October 21, 1924 in Music History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Music

  • Celia Cruz, Cuban-American Grammy Award-winning guaracha, salsa, and bolero singer (La Sonora Matancera, 1950-65), known as 'the Queen of Salsa', born in Havana, Cuba (d. 2003)

Deaths in Music

  • Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, Belgian composer, dies at 76
1924 in Music