On This Day in Music for March 7

Events in Music

  • 1824 Giacomo Meyerbeers opera "Il Crociati in Egitto" (The Crusader in Egypt) premieres at La Fenice in Venice with famous castrato Giovanni Battista Velluti singing
  • 1917 1st jazz record released on a 78 by Original Dixieland Jass Band for the Victor Talking Machine Company ("Dixie Jazz Band One Step," one side "Livery Stable Blues" other)
  • 1918 H Carroll & J McCarthy's musical "Oh, Look!" premieres in NYC
  • 1923 Carlos Gardel applies for Argentine citizenship
  • 1946 "Three to Make Ready" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 323 performances
  • 1959 "Bells Are Ringing" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 925 performances
  • 1962 The Beatles made their broadcasting debut on BBC radio
  • 1963 John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman recorded their self-titled album "John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman" at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
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Weddings in Music

  • 2007 Former vocalist of "Babado Novo" Claudia Leitte (26) weds Marcio Pedreira at Hotel Convento do Carmo in Salvador, Brazil

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Musicians Who Died on Mar 7

  • 1761 Antonio Palella, Italian composer and harpsichordist, dies at 68
  • 1786 František Benda, Bohemian violinist and composer, dies at 76
  • 1802 Johann Georg Witthauer, German composer, dies at 50
  • 1809 Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austrian composer, dies at 73
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