On This Day

January 21, 1961 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Music

  • "Conquering Hero" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • Francis Poulenc's "Gloria" premieres in Boston (Boston Symphony and Chorus Pro Musica under conductor Charles Münch)

Deaths in Music

  • John Joseph Becker, composer, dies a day before 75th birthday
1961 in Music