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September 5, 1946 in Music History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Music

  • "Yours Is My Heart", an adaptation of Franz Lehar's operetta "The Land of Smiles", opens at Shubert Theater, NYC; runs for 36 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Dean Ford (Thomas McAleese), Scottish singer-songwriter (Marmalade), born in Coatbridge, Scotland (d. 2018) [1]

Person of interestFreddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury [Farrokh Bulsara], British singer-songwriter (Queen - "Bohemian Rhapsody"), born in Stone Town, Sultanate of Zanzibar (d. 1991)

Singer-Songwriter Freddie Mercury
Freddie Mercury
  • Loudon Wainwright III, American folk singer-songwriter ( "Dead Skunk (in the Middle of the Road)" ), actor, and humorist, born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1946 in Music