January 1991 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jan 1 Les Miserables opens at Festival Theatre, Adelaide
  • Jan 5 "Oh, Kay!" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 77 performances
  • Jan 6 "Gypsy" closes at St James Theater NYC after 477 performances

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 19 48th Golden Globes: Dances with Wolves, Jeremy Irons, & Kathy Bates wins

  • Jan 20 "Black & Blue" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 829 performances
  • Jan 20 "Les Miserables" opens at Pantages Theatre, LA
  • Jan 20 "Peter Pan" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC or 45 performances
  • Jan 20 "Shogun - The Musical" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 72 performances
  • Jan 24 "Les Miserables" opens at Theatre St Denis, Montreal
  • Jan 26 "Few Good Men" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 497 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

Jan 28 18th American Music Awards: M. C. Hammer & Janet Jackson

  • Jan 29 "Piano Lesson" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 320 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 8 Asuka Hinoi, Japanese singer

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 4 Leo N Wright, US saxophonist (I Left My Heart in SF), dies at 57
  • Jan 8 Steve Clark, guitarist (Def Leppard-Hysteria), dies at 30
  • Jan 21 Frank Mitchell, actor (Music is Magic, Prairie Gunsmoke), dies