On This Day in Music

Events in Music

  • 1963 The Beatles release "Introducing the Beatles"
  • 1976 "Let My People Come" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 106 performances
  • 1999 Woodstock 99 music festival begins Griffiss Park, Rome NY (till 25th) attended by 200,000. Ended due to violence.
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Deaths in Music

  • 1635 Pietro Antonio Tamburini, composer, dies at 45
  • 1786 Vaclav Kalous [Simon à Scto Bartholomaeo], Czech composer, dies at 71
  • 1794 Jean-Benjamin de La Borde, composer, dies at 59
  • 1840 Josef Jawurek, composer, dies at 83
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Weddings in Music

  • 1850 Composer Stephen Foster (24) weds Jane Denny McDowell at Trinity Episcopal Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 2006 Spanish singer David Bustamante (24) weds Spanish TV star Paula Echevarria at Basilica de Santa Maria la Real de Covadonga in the Asturias