On This Day in Music for April 11

Events in Music

  • 1830 Robert Schumann hears the violinist Paganini play in Frankfurt
  • 1888 The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam is inaugurated
  • 1936 Rodgers & Hart's musical "On Your Toes" premieres in NYC
  • 1956 Singer Nat Cole attacked on stage of Birmingham theater in racial incident
  • 1961 Bob Dylan makes his 1st appearance at Folk City, Greenwich Village, New York City
  • 1964 Stephen Sondheim's musical "Anyone Can Whistle" closes at Majestic Theater, NYC, after 9 performances
  • 1967 "Illya Darling" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 320 performances
  • 1970 Beatles' "Let It Be" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
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Weddings in Music

Divorces in Music

  • 2007 "Dynasty" actress Heather Locklear (45) divorces rock-star Richie Sambora (47) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage

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