On This Day in Music for March 27

Events in Music

  • 1808 Joseph Haydn's oratorio "Die Schopfung" premieres in Vienna
  • 1910 Fire during a barn-dance in Ököritófülpös, Hungary, killed 312
  • 1945 Ella Fitzgerald and Delta Rhythm Boys record the Harold Arlen-Yip Harburg-Billy Rose song "It's Only a Paper Moon"
  • 1948 Just 11 days after being released from prison, Billie Holiday plays in front of a sold-out crowd at Carnegie Hall
  • 1950 Jazz pianist, Erroll Garner's solo concert (Cleveland, Ohio)
  • 1973 Jerry Garcia (Grateful Dead) stopped for speeding and LSD possession
  • 1980 "Happy New Year" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • 1980 "Reggae" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 21 performances
  • More Events in Music

Weddings in Music

  • 2021 Rapper Jeezy marries TV fashion expert Jeannie Mae Jenkins at home in Atlanta

More Weddings & Divorces in Music