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September 14, 1968 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Music

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Dmitri Shostakovich' 12th string quartet, premieres in Moscow

  • While on tour in England, a fire at singer Roy Orbison's Henderson, Tennessee home kills the two eldest of his three sons

Birthdays in Music

  • Vincent Ghadimi, Belgian pianist and composer, born in Rocourt, Liège, Belgium
1968 in Music