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This Day in the Arts: September 16

1098:

Hildegarde of Bingen, a mystic, author, and composer, is born in Germany.

1925:

B.B. King, American blues guitarist and singer and leader of an urban blues revival in the 1960s, is born.

1966:

The new Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center in New York opens with the debut performance of Samuel Barber’s Antony and Cleopatra, starring Leontyne Price.


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