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February 14, 1996 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Music

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

"Live by Request" debuts on the A&E Network, based on singer Tony Bennett's idea, the set list was determined by viewer phone calls; Bennett starred in the first episode, wins an Emmy Award (Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program)

Singer Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett

Weddings in Music

LoveWedding of Interest

American singer Prince Rogers Nelson (37) weds belly dancer Mayte Garcia (22) in Minneapolis; divorce in 1999

Deaths in Music

  • Taiguara [Chalar da Silva], Brazilian singer and songwriter, dies at 50
1996 in Music