On This Day in Music for March 9

Events in Music

  • 1849 Carl Nikolais opera "Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor" premieres
  • 1868 The opera "Hamlet" by Ambroise Thomas premieres in Paris
  • 1897 Premiere of (parts of) Gustav Mahler's 3rd Symphony, in Berlin, Germany
  • 1930 Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's satirical opera "The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny" premieres in Leipzig, Germany
  • 1959 "Juno" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 1959 The Coasters' single "Charlie Brown" peaks at #2 on the Billboard Top 100
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Weddings in Music

  • 1902 Austrian composer Gustav Mahler (41) marries Alma Schindler (22) in Vienna, Austria
  • 2012 Rock 'n' roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis (76) weds his cousin's ex Judith Brown (62) in Natchez, Mississippi

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