On This Day in Music for November 27

Events in Music

  • 1843 Opera "Bohemian Girl" by Michael William Balfe with a libretto by Alfred Bunn first produced in London
  • 1896 "Also Sprach Zarathustra" (Thus Spake Zarathustra) by Richard Strauss, inspired by Friedrich Nietzsche's philosophical novel, debuts in Frankfurt
  • 1903 Opera "Die Neugierigen Frauen" by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari is produced in Munich
  • 1919 Ignacy Jan Paderewski resigns as Polish Prime Minister
  • 1926 Béla Bartók's ballet "Miraculous Mandarin" premieres at the Cologne Opera, Germany, conducted by Eugen Szenkar
  • 1937 Pro-labor musical revue "Pins & Needles" opens, produced by ILGWU
  • 1938 Bergen County (New Jersey) sheriff's department arrests American singer Frank Sinatra (23) on charge of "seduction", later withdrawn and amended to adultery, and shortly thereafter case dismissed
  • 1954 "By the Beautiful Sea" closes at Majestic Theater, NYC, after 270 performances
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Divorces in Music

  • 2006 "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (39) divorces singer Kid Rock (36) due to irreconcilable differences only 4 months after getting married
  • 2006 Actress Selma Blair (34) divorces actor-rocker Ahmet Zappa (32) due to irreconcilable differences after more than 2 years of marriage

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