On This Day

On This Day in Music for November 22

Events in Music

  • 1831 Opera "Robert Le Diable" is produced (Paris)
  • 1851 Opera "La Perle Du BrĂ©sil" is produced (Paris)
  • 1862 Opera "La Forza del Destino" by Giuseppe Verdi debuts at Bolshoi Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia [Nov 10 O.S.]
  • 1898 Opera "Iris" premieres (Rome)
  • 1928 "Bolero" by Maurice Ravel first performed publicly (Paris)
  • 1945 "Day Before Spring" opens at National Theater NYC for 167 performances
  • 1955 RCA Records make its best investment, paying $35,000 to Sun Records for Elvis Presley's contract
  • 1957 Miles Davis Quintet debuts a jazz concert at Carnegie Hall, NYC
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Weddings in Music

  • 1965 American folk singer Bob Dylan (24) weds American model and actress Sara Lowndes (26); divorce in 1977
  • 2003 Actress Carmen Electra (31) weds rocker Dave Navarro (36) at the St. Regis Hotel in Los Angeles, California; divorce in 2007
  • 2003 Singer Wynonna Judd (39) weds D. R. Roach (39) in Leiper's Fork, Tennessee

Divorces in Music

  • 2011 Singer-songwriter and actress Ashlee Simpson (27) divorces rock band Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz (32) due to irreconcilable differences after two and a half year of marriage

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