On This Day in Music

Events in Music

  • 1849 1st chamber music group in US gives their 1st concert (Boston)
  • 1918 Giacomo Puccini's opera "Il Trittico" premieres in NYC
  • 1924 Respighi's symphony "Pini di Roma" premieres in Paris
  • 1946 "Three to Make Ready" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 323 performances
  • 1950 "Bless You All" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 84 performances
  • 1957 "Most Happy Fella" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 678 performances
  • 1957 "Rumple" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • 1965 "La Grusse Valise" opens at 54th St Theater NYC for 7 performances
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Birthdays in Music

  • 1730 Capel Bond, English composer, born in Gloucester (d. 1790)
  • 1738 Johann Antonin Kozeluch, composer
  • 1779 Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer
  • 1783 Johann Christoph Kienlen, composer
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Deaths in Music

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Weddings in Music

  • 1984 Singer and actress Bette Midler (39) weds Martin Von Hasselberg at Starlight Chapel in Las Vegas