On This Day

On This Day in Music for February 6

Events in Music

  • 1946 "Lute Song" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 142 performances
  • 1964 "Rugantino" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 28 performances
  • 1965 Righteous Brothers "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" hits #1
  • 1969 Jerry Herman's "Dear World" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 132 performances
  • 1973 "Shelter" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 31 performances
  • 1976 George Harrison releases single "This Guitar (Can't Keep From Crying)"
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Weddings in Music

  • 1995 "The Beach Boys" leader and chief songwriter Brian Wilson (52) weds former model and car saleswoman Melinda Ledbetter (47) at Palos Verdes Peninsula in Los Angeles County, California

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Musicians Who Died on Feb 6

  • 1497 John Ockeghem, Flemish singer/composer, dies at 79
  • 1725 Johann Philipp Krieger, German Baroque organist and composer, dies at 75
  • 1793 Carlo Goldoni, Italian playwright and librettist (Belisario, Servant of Two Masters), dies at 85
  • 1798 Niels Schiørring, Danish musician and composer, dies at 54
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