On This Day in Music for February 11

Events in Music

  • 1840 Gaetano Donizetti's Opera "La Fille du Regiment" premieres in Paris
  • 1843 Opera "I Lombardi" premieres in Milan
  • 1903 Anton Bruckner's 9th Symphony premieres in Vienna
  • 1916 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra presents its 1st concert
  • 1949 "Lovesick Blues" single released by Hank Williams (Cashbox "Best Hillbilly Record of the Year", Billboard Song of the Year 1949)
  • 1950 "Rag Mop" by The Ames Brothers hits #1
  • 1963 Beatles record 10 tracks for their 1st album
  • 1964 Beatles 1st live appearance in US; Washington, D.C. Coliseum
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Weddings in Music

  • 1965 Beatle drummer Ringo Starr (25) weds British hairdresser Maureen Cox (18) at the Caxton Hall Register Office, London; divorce in 1975

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