On This Day

August 9, 1992 in Music History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Music

  • "Streetcar Named Desire" closes at Ethel Barrymore NYC after 137 performances

Deaths in Music

  • William Russell [Russell William Wagner], American violinist, modern composer (Fugue for Eight Percussion Instruments), and musicologist (Oh, Mister Jelly), dies at 87