On This Day in Music

Events in Music

  • 1863 Opera "Pescatori di Perle" is produced (Paris)
  • 1915 Dutch Opera's 1st performance
  • 1915 Herbert/Blossoms musical "Princess Pat" premieres in NYC
  • 1957 Buddy Holly & Crickets released 2nd single "Oh Boy!"/"Not Fade Away"
  • 1958 "Summertime Blues" by Eddie Cochran peaks at #8
  • 1960 "lrma La Douce" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 527 performances
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Birthdays in Music

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Deaths in Music

  • 1902 Iosif Ivanovici, composer, dies
  • 1915 Luther Orlando Emerson, composer, dies at 95
  • 1915 Rudi Stephan, composer, dies at 28
  • 1958 Aarre Merikanto, Finnish composer, dies at 65
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Weddings in Music

  • 1930 Singer and actor Bing Crosby marries Dixie Lee
  • 2001 Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez (32) weds dancer/choreographer Cris Judd (32) in Calabasas, California
  • 2012 "Fall Out Boy" lead singer Patrick Stump (28) weds longtime girlfriend Elisa Yao in Chicago
  • 2012 "Kings of Leon" bassist Jared Followill (25) weds model Martha Patterson (21) in Charlotte, Tennessee
  • 2012 Actress Holly Valance (29) weds property developer Nick Candy (39) in Beverly Hills, California