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July 26, 1929 in Music History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Music

  • Alexis Weissenberg, Bulgarian born pianist (Levintritt Prize, 1948), born in Sofia, Bulgaria (d. 2012)
  • Charlie Persip American jazz drummer (Dizzy Gillespie; The Jazz Statesmen; Billy Eckstine), born in Morristown, New Jersey
1929 in Music