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This Day in the Arts: December 24

1781:

Mozart and Muzio Clementi take part in a “musical playing” contest in Vienna. The emperor declares it a tie.

1871:

Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Aïda premieres in Cairo.

1930:

Robert Joffrey, an American dancer, teacher, producer, and choreographer known for his highly imaginative modern ballets, is born.


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