On This Day in Music for January 6

Events in Music

  • 1924 Francis Poulenc's ballet "Les Biches", choreographed by Bronislava Nijinska, and danced by the Ballets Russe, premieres in Monte Carlo
  • 1950 "Happy As Larry" opens at Coronet Theater, NYC, runs for 3 performances
  • 1951 "Pardon Our French" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 100 performances
  • 1963 "Oliver!" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 774 performances
  • 1964 Rolling Stones' 1st tour as headline act (with Ronettes)
  • 1968 The Beatles' album "Magical Mystery Tour" goes #1 and stays #1 for 8 weeks
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Musicians Who Died on Jan 6

  • 1685 Malachias Siebenhaar, Bohemian-German composer, dies at 68
  • 1697 Carlo Mannelli, Italian composer, dies at 56
  • 1738 Franz Xaver Murschhauser, German composer and theorist, dies at 74
  • 1742 Johann Georg Reinhardt, Austrian organist, composer, and Kappelmeister dies at about 66
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