On This Day

May 6, 1948 in Music History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Music

  • Revival of Jerome Kerns and Clifford Grey's rags-to-riches musical "Sally" opens at Martin Beck Theater, NYC; runs for 36 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jacques Israelievitch, French-Canadian classical violinist, concertmaster (St. Louis Symphony, 1978-88; Toronto Symphony, 1988-2008), and music director ( Koffler Chamber Orchestra, 2005-14), born in Cannes, France (d. 2015) Born in Cannes, Fra
  • Mary MacGregor, American pop singer ("Torn Between Two Lovers"), born in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Shaun Murphy, American session and touring rock, blues, and R&B singer (Little Feat, 1993-2009; Bob Seger; Eric Clapton), born in Omaha, Nebraska
1948 in Music