On This Day in Music for April 9

Events in Music

  • 1942 Alexander Gretchaninov's 4th Symphony premieres at Carnegie Hall, NYC, with John Barbirolli conducting the New York Philharmonic
  • 1957 Howard Hanson's "Song of Democracy" premieres in Washington, D.C.
  • 1965 Beatles "Ticket to Ride" is released in UK
  • 1967 "At the Drop of Another Hat" closes at Booth NYC after 105 performances
  • 1972 "Sugar", a musical adaptation of 1959 film "Some Like It Hot", opens at Majestic Theater, NYC for 506 performances
  • 1988 "Les Miserables" opens at Umeda-Koma Theatre, Osaka
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Weddings in Music

  • 1994 Singer Wayne Newton (52) weds attorney Kathleen McCrone (30)
  • 2022 WWE star Alexa Bliss marries singer Ryan Cabrera in Palm Desert, California

Divorces in Music

  • 2012 Salsa artist Marc Anthony (42) files for divorce from pop star and actress Jennifer Lopez (43) due to irreconcilable differences after 7 years of marriage; finalized in 2014

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