On This Day

On This Day in Music for January 9

Events in Music

  • 1946 "Would-Be Gentleman" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 77 performances
  • 1947 "Street Scene" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 148 performances
  • 1947 Roger Sessions' 2nd Symphony premieres in San Francisco with Pierre Monteux conducting the San Francisco Symphony,
  • 1948 Walter Piston's 3rd Symphony in E, premieres in Boston by the Boston Symphony Orchestra; conducted by Serge Koussevitzky; wins 1947 Pulitzer Prize
  • 1965 Beatles '65 album goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks
  • 1967 "More of The Monkees" second album by The Monkees is released
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Weddings in Music

  • 1987 Opera impresario Sir Rudolph Bing (85) weds Carroll Douglass (45); annulled in September, 1989
  • 2005 "Motley Crue" lead singer Vince Neil (43) weds Lia Gerardini at the Four Seasons hotel in Las Vegas
  • 2009 High School Musical actress KayCee Stroh (24) weds Ben Higginson (24) at Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Musicians Who Died on Jan 9

  • 1679 Werner Fabricius, German composer, dies at 45
  • 1854 Filippo Traetta [Philip Trajetta], Italian composer, dies at 77
  • 1863 Ferdinand Huber, Swiss composer, dies at 71
  • 1886 Jakob Eduard Schmolzer, Austrian composer, dies at 73
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