On This Day

January 3, 1985 in Music History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Leontyne Price makes her final operatic appearance in a televised performance of "Aida" at the Metropolitan Opera, New York.

Opera Soprano Leontyne Price
Opera Soprano
Leontyne Price

Deaths in Music

  • Lucien Cailliet, French-American composer, conductor and teacher (Philadelphia Orchestra, 1919-1937), dies at 93