On This Day

On This Day in Music for May 14

Events in Music

  • 1927 "Ain't She Sweet?" hits #1 on the singles chart by Ben Bernie
  • 1942 World premiere performance of Aaron Copland's "Lincoln Portrait" with: Andre Kostelanetz conducting the Cincinnati Symphony in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1946 Paul Hindemith's "For Those We Love" premieres
  • 1949 "Love Life" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 252 performances
  • 1951 Sammy Fain and Yip Harburg's musical "Flahooley" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 40 performances
  • 1957 Bob Merrill's musical "New Girl in Town" opens at 46th St Theater, NYC; runs for 432 performances
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Musicians Born on May 14

  • 1652 Johann Philipp Fortsch, German composer, statesman and physician, born in Wertheim am Main (d. 1732)
  • 1707 Antonio Teixeira, Portuguese composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. after 1769)
  • 1805 Johann Peter Emilius Hartmann, composer
  • 1812 Emilie Mayer,¬†German composer of Romantic music, born in Friedland, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (d. 1883)
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