On This Day in Music for November 28

Events in Music

  • 1901 Gustav Mahler conducts premiere of his 4th Symphony in G, at Kaim-Saal concert hall in Maxvorstadt, Munich, Germany to mixed reviews
  • 1909 Sergei Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3, one of the genres most difficult, premieres at the New Theatre in New York City, with the composer as soloist and the New York Symphony Society conducted by Walter Damrosch
  • 1925 Grand Ole Opry premieres as WSM Barn Dance on WSM radio Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1927 J McHugh & D Fields' musical "Delmar's Revels" premieres in NYC
  • 1930 Howard Hanson's 2nd Symphony "Romantic" premieres
  • 1938 Dmitri Shostakovich's Suite for Jazz Orchestra No. 2 premieres in Moscow, USSR
  • 1949 "Texas, Li'l Darlin'" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 293 performances
  • 1953 "Wish You Were Here" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 597 performances
  • More Events in Music

Weddings in Music

  • 1962 Japanese artist and peace activist Yoko Ono (30) weds American musician and film producer Anthony Cox (26-ish); annulled and remarried in 1963, divorce in 1969
  • 2018 Quentin Tarantino (55) marries singer and model Danielle Pick (35) in Los Angeles, California

More Weddings & Divorces in Music

Musicians Who Died on Nov 28

  • 1585 Hernando Franco, Spanish composer (b. 1532)
  • 1695 Giovanni Paulo Colonna, composer, dies at 58
  • 1815 Johann Peter Salomon, composer, dies at 70
  • 1860 Ludwig Rellstab, German music theorist, dies at 61
More Deaths in Music