A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
January 12, 1927:
is born in Yonkers, New York, USA, one of three children born to Alexander Martirano and Mary Mazullo.
July 25, 1968:
(41) marries Dorothy Hayes in Urbana, Illinois.
November 17, 1995:
dies of complications of ALS in Urbana, Illinois, USA, aged 68 years, ten months, and five days.
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Today in Music and History: December 13
The State of Florida bungles an execution by lethal injection in Starke when it takes 34 minutes to kill Angel Diaz. They miss the correct vein and need a second injection. During the procedure, Diaz appears to be conscious and in pain.
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