On This Day in Music for July 10

Events in Music

  • 1762 Louis-François Roubiliac's monument to George Frideric Handel is unveiled at Westminster Abbey in London, England [1]
  • 1937 Belgian-Romani-French jazz guitarist'Django Reinhardt's "Quintette du Hot Club" 'debuts at La Grosse Pomme nightclub in Montmartre, Paris
  • 1948 "Allegro" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 318 performances
  • 1948 "Ballet Ballads" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 62 performances
  • 1948 "Look Ma, I'm Dancin'" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 188 performances
  • 1964 The Beatles release "A Hard Day's Night", their 3rd studio album
  • 1965 Beatles' "VI" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks
  • 1965 Rolling Stones score their 1st US #1 single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"
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Weddings in Music

  • 1994 The "Anthrax" heavy-metal guitarist Scott Ian (31) weds Debbie Leavitt (23) in Huntington Beach, California
  • 1997 American rock musician Chrissie Hynde (45) marries Columbian artist Lucho Brieva; divorced in 2002
  • 2010 Actress and fourth season American Idol winner Carrie Underwood (29) weds Nashville Predators ice hockey player Mike Fisher (32) at Ritz Carlton Lodge in Greensboro, Georgia

Divorces in Music

  • 1975 American singer and actress Cher (28) files for divorce from musician Gregg Allman (27), 10 days after their marriage - they reconcile, but separate in 1977 and divorce in 1979

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Musicians Who Died on Jul 10

  • 1594 Paulo Bellasio, composer, dies at 40
  • 1668 Adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer, dies at 45
  • 1690 Domenico Gabrielli, Italian Baroque composer, dies at 39
  • 1839 Fernando Sor, Spanish classical guitarist, and composer (Twelve Studies), dies at 61
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