On This Day in Music for December 8

Events in Music

  • 1914 Irving Berlin's musical "Watch your Step" premieres in NYC
  • 1915 Jean Sibelius' 5th Symphony in E premieres
  • 1930 Cole Porter's musical "The New Yorkers" opens at B. S. Moss's Broadway Theatre, NYC; runs for 169 performances
  • 1947 "Caribbean Carnival" opens at International Theater NYC for 11 performances
  • 1948 "Marinka" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 168 performances
  • 1949 Jule Styne's "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 740 performances
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Weddings in Music

  • 2007 Backstreet Boys member Howie Dorough (34) weds longtime girlfriend Leigh Boniello at St. James Cathedral in Orlando, Florida

Divorces in Music

  • 2010 "Heart" rock singer Nancy Wilson (56) divorces "Almost Famous" and "Elizabethtown" director Cameron Crowe (53) due to irreconcilable differences after 24 years of marriage

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