On This Day in Music for February 29

Events in Music

  • 1836 Giacomo Meyerbeers opera "Les Huguenots," premieres in Paris
  • 1964 "Rugantino" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 28 performances
  • 1968 Beatles' "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" wins Grammy Award for Album of the Year, the first rock LP to do so
  • 1968 Howard Hanson's 6th Symphony, premieres
  • 2000 Giant Records releases American rock band Steely Dan's "Two Against Nature", their eighth studio album, and first in 20 years; it wins four Grammy Awards.
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