On This Day in Music

Events in Music

  • 1874 Mussorgsky's opera "Boris Godunov" premieres in St Petersburg
  • 1914 Opera "Madeleine" premieres in NYC
  • 1936 Benny Goodman & orchestra record "Stompin' at the Savoy" on Victor Records
  • 1942 Musical "Star & Garter" premieres in NYC
  • 1948 "Music in My Heart" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 124 performances
  • 1959 "Party with Comden & Green" closes at John Golden NYC after 38 performances
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Deaths in Music

  • 1473 Conrad Paumann, German blind organist/composer, dies
  • 1666 Johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77
  • 1805 Giacomo Conti, composer, dies at 50
  • 1812 Eligio Celestino, composer, dies at 72
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Weddings in Music