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Graffiti artist Keith Haring dies at 31

Keith Allen Haring was an American artist whose pop art and graffiti-like work grew out of the New York City street culture of the 1980s. Haring died of AIDS-related complications and is commemorated in the AIDS Memorial Quilt.

Opera 'Werther' premieres in Vienna

Werther is an opera in four acts by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet and Georges Hartmann. It is loosely based on the German epistolary novel The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Werther received its premiere at the Imperial Theatre Hofoper in Vienna.

Franz Liszt's symphony 'Orpheus' premieres

Orpheus is a symphonic poem written by Franz Liszt. He numbered it No. 4 in the cycle of 12 he wrote during his time in Weimar, Germany. When first performed, it was conducted by the composer, as an introduction to the first Weimar performance of Christoph Willibald Gluck's opera Orfeo ed Euridice.

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Kim Soo-hyun

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