On This Day in Music for November 15

Events in Music

  • 1903 Eugen d'Albert's opera "Tiefland" premieres in Prague
  • 1935 "A Night at the Opera", directed by Sam Wood, starring the Marx Brothers, is released
  • 1956 "Li'l Abner" opens at St James Theater, NYC; runs for 693 performances
  • 1956 "Love Me Tender" (The Reno Brothers) film with Elvis Presley in his debut premieres in the US
  • 1969 Janis Joplin, accused of vulgar & indicent language in Tampa, Florida
  • 1975 "Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys" single released by Ed Bruce
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Musicians Who Died on Nov 15

  • 1712 Giuseppe Vignola, Italian composer, dies at 50
  • 1750 Pantaleon Hebenstreit, German musician, composer, and instrument inventor, dies at 81
  • 1787 Christoph Willibald Gluck, Austrian composer (IphigĂ©nie Tauride), dies at 73
  • 1788 Peregrinus Pogl, composer, dies at 77
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