On This Day in Music

Events in Music

  • 1845 Richard Wagner's opera "Tannhäuser" premieres in Dresden
  • 1943 Theater Guild presentation of "Othello" opens at Shubert
  • 1948 "My Romance" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 95 performances
  • 1953 Singer Julius LaRosa is fired on TV by Arthur Godfrey
  • 1957 "Damn Yankees" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 1,022 performances
  • 1963 The Beatles record "I Want to Hold Your Hand" at EMI Studios in London
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Birthdays in Music

  • 1545 Giovanale Ancina, composer
  • 1652 Louis Le Quointe, composer
  • 1684 Johann Christoph Fravenholtz, composer
  • 1690 Giuseppi Maria Carretti, composer
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Deaths in Music

  • 1758 Johan H Roman, Finnish/Swedish composer/conductor/violinist, dies
  • 1786 Pietro Alessandro Pavona, composer, dies at 58
  • 1793 Francisco Morera, composer, dies at 62
  • 1932 Arthur Friedheim, composer, dies at 72
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Weddings in Music

  • 2012 Grammy Award winning singer Justin Timberlake (31) weds "Total Recall" actress Jessica Biel (30) at the Borgo Egnazia resort in Fasano, Italy