On This Day in Music for November 30

Events in Music

  • 1885 Opera "El Cid" premieres (Paris)
  • 1955 "Pipe Dream" opens at Shubert Theater, NYC; runs for 245 performances
  • 1957 "Happy Hunting" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 413 performances
  • 1973 Paul McCartney & Wings release album "Band on the Run" in the UK
  • 1974 "Good Evening" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 438 performances
  • 1974 "Mack & Mabel" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 66 performances
  • 1979 Pink Floyd's "The Wall" released, sells 6 million copies in 2 weeks
  • 1980 "Banjo Dancing" closes at Century Theater NYC after 38 performances
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Musicians Born on Nov 30

  • 1593 Johann Dilliger, German composer, born in Eisfeld, Hildburghausen, Thuringia, Germany (d. 1647)
  • 1634 Andres de Sola, Spanish composer, born in Tudela (d. 1696)
  • 1645 Andreas Werkmeister, German organist and composer, born in Benneckenstein, Germany (d. 1706)
  • 1693 Christoph Förster, German composer, born in Bibra, Thuringia (d. 1745)
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Weddings in Music

  • 1940 "I Love Lucy" actress Lucille Ball (28) weds Cuban actor and singer Desi Arnaz (23) in Greenwich, Connecticut; divorce in 1960

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Musicians Who Died on Nov 30

  • 1580 Richard Farrant, English composer
  • 1626 Thomas Weelkes, English organist and composer of madrigals, dies at 47
  • 1703 Nicolas de Grigny, French organist and composer, dies at 31
  • 1764 Dieudonne Raick, composer, dies at 61
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