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December 6, 1939 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Music

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Cole Porter's musical "Du Barry Was A Lady" opens at 46th Street Theatre, NYC; runs 408 performances

Composer and Lyricist Cole Porter
Composer and Lyricist
Cole Porter

Birthdays in Music

  • Steve Alaimo, American pop singer ("Mashed Potatoes"; "Every Day I Have To Cry"), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Tomés Svoboda, Czech composer (Etude), born in Paris, France
1939 in Music