On This Day in Music for July 1

Events in Music

  • 1933 Strauss & von Hofmannsthal's opera "Arabella," premieres at the Semperoper Opera House in Dresden, Germany
  • 1950 Maxwell Anderson and Kurt Weill's "Lost in the Stars", based on Alan Paton's novel "Cry the Beloved Country", closes at Music Box Theater, NYC, after 281 performances

Weddings in Music

  • 1990 Country singer-songwriter Hank Williams Jr (41) weds model Mary Jane Thomas at a Congregational church near his ranch in Missoula, Montana
  • 1998 Eight-time Grammy Award-winning singer Barbra Streisand (57) weds actor James Brolin (58) in Malibu, California
  • 2006 "Hi-5" actress and singer Jennifer Peterson-Hind (26) weds recording artist Tom Korbee in Madison, Wisconsin

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Musicians Who Died on Jul 1

  • 1592 Marc A Ingegneri, Italian violinist/composer (Responsoria), dies at about 56 [birth date uncertain]
  • 1662 Simon Ives, English court composer, dies at 61
  • 1691 Marc'Antonio Pasqualini, Italian composer, dies at 77
  • 1742 Bohuslav Matěj Černohorský, Czech monk and composer, dies at 58
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