On This Day in Music

Events in Music

  • 1870 Wagner's opera "Valkyrie" premieres in Munich
  • 1912 Gustav Mahler's 9th Symphony premieres in Vienna
  • 1924 Ziegfeld Follies opens on Broadway
  • 1964 Beatles release "A Hard Day's Night" album
  • 1966 "Time for Singing" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 41 performances
  • 1971 "Man of La Mancha" closes at ANTA Wash Sq Theater NYC after 2329 performances

Birthdays in Music

Deaths in Music

  • 1657 Tobias Michael, composer, dies at 65
  • 1661 Lazaro Valvasensi, composer, dies at 76
  • 1778 Angelo Antonio Caroli, composer, dies at 77
  • 1798 Eugene Godecharle, composer, dies at 56

Weddings in Music