On This Day in Music for April 7

Events in Music

  • 1949 "South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1928 performances
  • 1973 18th Eurovision Song Contest: Anne-Marie David for Luxembourg wins singing "Tu te reconnaitras" in Luxembourg
  • 1981 "Street Songs" 5th studio album by Rick James is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1981)
  • 1990 Farm Aid IV concert at Hoosier Dome (Indianapolis, Indiana features Bonnie Raitt, John Mellencamp, John Hiatt, Carl Perkins, Arlo Guthrie, Garth Brooks, Bruce Hornsby, Elton John, Lou Reed, Taj Mahal, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Willie Nelson, Iggy Pop, and others [1]
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Weddings in Music

  • 1920 Country singer Jimmie Rodgers (22) weds Carrie Williamson
  • 1979 American country singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash (23) weds American singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell (28); divorce in 1992
  • 2003 Academy Award "Gladiator" actor Russell Crowe (39) weds singer Danielle Spencer (32) at his 560-acre cattle farm in Nana Glen, New South Wales, Australia

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Musicians Who Died on Apr 7

  • 1767 Franz Sparry, Austrian composer, dies at 51
  • 1768 Michel Mathieu, composer, dies at 78
  • 1778 Johann Balthasar Kehl, composer, dies at 52
  • 1783 Ignaz Jakob Holzbauer, Austrian composer, dies at 71
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