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October 6, 1948 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Music

Music releaseMusic Premiere

"Polonaise" musical featuring works of Frederic Chopin, opens at Alvin Theater, NYC; runs for 113 performances

Composer Frederic Chopin
Frederic Chopin

Birthdays in Music

  • Glenn Branca, American avant-garde composer and guitarist, born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Paula Scher, American graphic designer, album cover designer (Boston; Bob James), painter and art educator, born in Washington, D.C.
1948 in Music