On This Day in Music for July 15

Events in Music

  • 1922 Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake's musical revue "Shuffle Along" the 1st hit Broadway show with an all-Black cast premieres at Daly's 63rd Street Theatre, NYC, after 504 performances [1]
  • 1949 "Miss Liberty" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 308 performances

Weddings in Music

  • 1999 "Grateful Dead" guitarist Bob Weir (51) weds Natasha Muenter (31) in Mill Valley, California
  • 2006 Singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne (21) weds "Sum 41" lead singer and guitarist Deryck Whibley (26) at a private estate in Montecito, California
  • 2011 American TV personality and host Vanessa Minnillo (30) weds American singer-songwriter Nick Lachey (37) at Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island in British Virgin Islands

Divorces in Music

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Musicians Who Died on Jul 15

  • 1738 Antonio Maria Pacchioni, Baroque composer, dies at 84
  • 1782 Farinelli, Italian singer, dies at 77
  • 1782 Robert Wainwright, English composer and church organist, dies at 33
  • 1789 Jacques Duphly, French composer and harpsichordist, dies at 74
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