On This Day in Music for November 29

Events in Music

  • 1825 Gioachino Rossini's comic opera "Il barbiere di Siviglia" (The Barber of Seville) become 1st opera performed in Italian in US, staged at New York City's Park Theater
  • 1921 Z Parenteau & Schuyler Green's musical "Kiki" premieres in NYC
  • 1956 Jule Styne, Betty Comden and Adolph Green's musical "Bells Are Ringing", starring Judy Holiday, opens at Shubert Theater, NYC; runs for 924 performances, wins 2 Tony Awards
  • 1959 2nd Grammy Awards: "Mack The Knife", Bobby Darin win
  • 1963 "I Want to Hold Your Hand" single released by the Beatles in the United Kingdom
  • 1965 "Anya" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 1968 John Lennon and Yoko Ono release their 1st album "Two Virgins" in UK
  • 1969 The Beatles' single "Something / Come Together" reaches #1
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Weddings in Music

  • 2003 Composer and former Oingo Boingo singer Danny Elfman (50) weds actress Bridget Fonda (39) at First Congressional Church in Los Angeles

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