On This Day in Music for February 19

Events in Music

  • 1914 Riccardo Zandonai's opera "Francesco da Rimini" premieres in Turin
  • 1923 Jean Sibelius' 6th Symphony premieres
  • 1942 Tommy Dorsey & his orchestra record "I'll Take Tallulah"
  • 1949 "Inside USA" closes at Century Theater, NYC, after 339 performances
  • 1958 Carl Perkins leaves Sun Records for Columbia Records
  • 1964 UK flies ½ ton of Beatles wigs to the US
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Musicians Who Died on Feb 19

  • 1605 Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, Italian composer, dies at 54
  • 1653 Luigi Rossi, Italian early baroque composer, dies at about 55
  • 1785 Johann Christoph Richter, German composer, dies at 84
  • 1790 Jean-Baptiste Krumpholz [Jan Křtitel Krumpholtz], Czech-French harpist and composer, drowns himself over lost love, in the Seine River, at 47
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