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April 18, 1996 in Music History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Revival of Stephen Sondheim's musical comedy "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum", starring Nathan Lane, opens at St James Theater NYC for 715 performances

Composer and Lyricist Stephen Sondheim
Composer and Lyricist
Stephen Sondheim

Birthdays in Music

  • Alexey Zhigalkovich, Belarusian singer (S druz'yami), born in Minsk, Belarus

Deaths in Music

  • Michael Leander, English songwriter and record producer, dies at 54
1996 in Music