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Seldom seen former residence of Michael Jackson is on the Market

Thriller Villa, the 1.75 acre legendary Las Vegas hacienda last occupied by Michael Jackson, with stunning interior designed by Paulina Biggs Sparkuhl, is available.

If the $9.5 million price tag is too steep for you, you may still be able to see the place. 73 more words

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May 26 in Music History

• 1591 ~ Dirk Janszoon Sweelinck, Composer

• 1773 ~ Hans Georg Nageli, Composer

• 1782 ~ Joseph Drechsler, Composer

• 1832 ~ François-Louis Perne, Composer, died at the age of 59… 500 more words

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Glittering and rippling

Another star of another time, now pretty much forgotten. Carmen Cavallaro. “The Poet of the Piano”, they called him. American born, of Italian heritage, Cavallaro was classically trained but in the 1930s he shifted to playing jazz and swing in ballrooms and nightclubs. 246 more words

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WEDDING TRADITIONS - BELLS, CAKE, AND CANDLES

May 16th in history:

“The bells, bells, bells, bells…”

Wedding bells for author Edgar Allan Poe and his cousin, Virginia Clemm, on May 16th, 1836. Edgar was 27, Virginia was 13. 135 more words

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You know that bank I used to cry all the way to? I bought it. –  Liberace who was born on this day in 1919.

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May 16 in history

218 – Julia Maesa, aunt of the assassinated Caracalla, was banished to her home in Syria by the self-proclaimed emperor Macrinus and declared her 14-year old grandson… 765 more words

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