On This Day

On This Day in Music for June 9

Events in Music

  • 1890 Comic opera "Robin Hood" by Reginald De Koven, Harry B. Smith, and Clement Scott premieres in Chicago
  • 1924 "Jelly-Roll Blues" is recorded by jazz pioneer pianist and composer Jelly Roll Morton

Weddings in Music

  • 1991 American rock star Bruce Springsteen (41) weds his backup singer-songwriter Patti Scialfa (34), at their Los Angeles home
  • 2002 "In Your Eyes" singer Peter Gabriel (51) weds Meah Flynn at Li Capanni Hotel in Italy
  • 2007 "Ugly Betty" actress Ana Ortiz (36) weds musician Noah Lebenzon at the Horned Dorset Primavera Hotel in Rincon, Puerto Rico

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Musicians Who Died on Jun 9

  • 1361 Philippe de Vitry, French composer and poet, dies at 69
  • 1656 Thomas Tomkins, Welsh-born virginalist composer, dies at 83 or 84
  • 1717 Louis Le Quointe, Flemish composer and organist (Bouquet de fleurs), dies at 64
  • 1836 Supply Belcher, American composer and singer (The Harmony of Maine), dies at 85
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