January 27, 1972 in Music

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Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

World premiere of Scott Joplin's rediscovered opera "Treemonisha" at Morehouse College in Atlanta

Ragtime Composer Scott Joplin
Ragtime Composer
Scott Joplin

Birthdays in Music

  • Mark Owen, English pop singer

Deaths in Music


Person of interestMahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson, gospel singer (He Got the Whole World), dies at 60

Gospel Singer Mahalia Jackson
Gospel Singer
Mahalia Jackson