On This Day

On This Day in Music for May 10

Events in Music

  • 1907 Paul Dukas' opera "Ariane et Barbe Bleue" premieres in Paris
  • 1932 Government declares "Wilhelmus" as the Netherlands' national anthem

Weddings in Music

  • 1976 "KISS" former lead guitarist Ace Frehley (25) weds Janette Trerotola
  • 1986 Tommy Lee drummer of Motley Crue marries Heather Locklear
  • 2003 "Broadway" singer-actress Carol Channing (82) weds Harry Kullijian at Big Valley Grace Community Church in Modesto, California

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Musicians Who Died on May 10

  • 1710 Georg Dietrich Leiding, composer, dies at 46
  • 1760 Johann Christoph Graupner, German harpsichordist and Baroque composer, dies at 77
  • 1770 Charles Avison, English composer, dies at 61
  • 1785 Etienne Joseph Floquet, French opera composer, dies at 36
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