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March 6, 1967 in Music History

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Events in Music


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2nd Academy of Country Music Awards: Merle Haggard and Bonnie Guitar win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard

Birthdays in Music

  • Julio Bocca, Argentine ballet dancer (American Ballet Theater, 1986-2006; Ballet Argentino, 1990-2007), and artistic director (National Ballet of Uruguay, 2010-18), born in Munro, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Deaths in Music

  • Nelson Eddy, American baritone (Phantom of the Opera), dies at 65
  • Zoltán Kodály, Hungarian composer and ethnomusicologist, (Psalmus Hungaricus; Hary Janos), dies at 84
1967 in Music