On This Day

On This Day in Music for April 27

Events in Music

  • 1867 Charles Gounod's opera "Romeo et Juliette" is premieres at the Théâtre Lyrique, Paris, France
  • 1877 Jules Massenet's opera "Le Roi de Lahore" (The King of Lahore) premieres at the Palais Garnier, Paris, France
  • 1950 "Tickets, Please" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 245 performances
  • 1952 "4 Saints in 3 Acts" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 15 performances
  • 1964 John Lennon's book of poetry and sketches "In His Own Write" is published in US
  • 1965 "I'm Solomon" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 7 performances
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Weddings in Music

Divorces in Music

  • 2004 Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry files for divorce from her second husband, R&B singer Eric Benet, six months after the couple separated

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Musicians Who Died on Apr 27

  • 1758 Jan Francisci, Slovak composer, dies at 66
  • 1764 Jaime de Casellas, Spanish composer, dies at 73
  • 1871 Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, Austrian composer, dies at 59
  • 1901 Richard Redhead, English composer, dies at 81
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