On This Day in Music for February 14

Events in Music

  • 1918 H Atteridge & S Rombergs musical "Sinbad," premieres in NYC
  • 1964 British pop music duo Peter & Gordon release single "A World Without Love" (written by Paul McCartney, credited to Lennon-McCartney)
  • 1967 "Respect" single recorded by Aretha Franklin (Billboard Song of the Year 1967)
  • 1970 "Gantry" closes at George Abbott Theater NYC after 1 performance
  • 1972 John Lennon and Yoko Ono co-host the syndicated "The Mike Douglas Show" for entire week, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972 The Musical "Grease" 1st opens on Broadway at the Eden Theatre
  • 1979 "Whoopee!" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 204 performances
  • 1982 "Night of 100 Stars" takes place at NY's Radio City Music Hall
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Weddings in Music

  • 1978 Country singer Roger Miller (42) weds Mary Arnold
  • 1984 British singer Elton John (36) marries Renate Blauel at Darling Point, New South Wales, Australia; divorce in 1988
  • 1989 Singer-songwriter Courtney Love (24) weds vocalist James Moreland

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Musicians Who Died on Feb 14

  • 1681 Francesco Nigetti, Italian composer, dies at 77
  • 1760 Fran├žois Colin de Blamont, French composer, dies at 69
  • 1790 Capel Bond, composer, dies at 59
  • 1841 Antun Sorkocevic, composer, dies at 65
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