Year 1997 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jan 5 "Juan Darien-Carnival Mass" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC
  • Jan 5 "Love Thy Neighbor" closes at Booth Theater NYC
  • Jan 5 "Show Boat" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC
  • Jan 6 "It's a Slippery Slope" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC
  • Jan 9 Heart attacks sends singer Frank Sinatra back to hospital
  • Jan 9 Krzysztof Penderecki's choral symphony "Seven Gates of Jerusalem" premieres in Jerusalem, Israel
  • Jan 10 "Rehearsal" closes at Criterion Theater NYC
  • Jan 26 "Ideal Husband" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 308 performances
  • Jan 27 "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus" opens at Gershwin NYC
  • Jan 27 24th American Music Awards: Toni Braxton & Alanis Morissette win
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Music Awards in 1997


Musicians Married in 1997

  • Jan 4 "Smothers Brothers" actor-singer Dick Smothers (58) weds Denby Franklin (47) in Las Vegas
  • Feb 2 "American Idol" judge Paula Abdul (34) weds sportswear designer Brad Beckerman at The Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel
  • Feb 22 American singer-actress Jennifer Lopez (27) weds Ojani Noa on the grounds of a friend's Miami home; divorce in 1998

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