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May 13, 1975 in Music History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Music

  • "Rodgers & Hart" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 108 performances

Deaths in Music

  • Bob Wills, American musician, known as the 'King of Western Swing' ("Steel Guitar Rag"), dies from bronchial pneumonia at 69
  • Vladislav Zolotaryov, Soviet Russian bayanist (button accordion player), and composer (Six Children's Suites), takes his own life at 53
1975 in Music