On This Day

On This Day in Music for May 28

Events in Music

  • 1906 Shields and Cobbs' musical "His Honor, The Mayor" premieres in NYC
  • 1938 Paul Hindemith's opera "Mathis der Maler" premieres in Zurich

Weddings in Music

  • 1998 "Xena: The Warrior Princess" Lucy Lawless (30) weds executive producer Rob Tapert (43) at Saint Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica, California

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Musicians Who Died on May 28

  • 1650 Gilles Hayne, Flemish composer, dies at 59
  • 1787 Leopold Mozart, Austrian violinist, composer, and father of Wolfgang, dies at 67
  • 1791 Joseph Schmitt, German Dutch composer, dies at 57
  • 1805 Luigi Boccherini, Italian cellist and composer (Minuet), dies at 62
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