On This Day in Music for December 5

Events in Music

  • 1830 Hector Berlioz's program symphony "Symphonie fantastique" premieres at the Paris Conservatoire
  • 1837 Hector Berlioz's "Requiem" premiere at Les Invalides, conducted by François Habeneck
  • 1890 Hector Berlioz's opera "Les Troyens" premieres in Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 1966 "I Do! I Do!" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 561 performances
  • 1968 Rolling Stones release "Beggar's Banquet" LP
  • 1973 Paul McCartney & Wings release album "Band on the Run" in the US
  • 1975 "Me & Bessie" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 453 performances
  • 1991 "Catskills on Broadway" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 452 performances
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Weddings in Music

  • 1943 Singer and actress Dinah Shore (27) weds actor George Montgomery (27)
  • 2003 British 'Coldplay' lead vocalist Chris Martin (35) weds American actress and singer Gwyneth Paltrow (39) at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California; divorce in 2016

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