On This Day

On This Day in Music for November 8

Events in Music

  • 1932 "Make Mine Music" debuts
  • 1945 Muscial "The Girl from Nantucket" opens at Adelphi Theater, NYC; runs for 12 performances
  • 1974 "Greatest Hits" 11th studio album by Elton John is released
  • 1986 "Song & Dance" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 474 performances
  • 1990 "6 Degrees of Separation" opens at Vivian Beaumont NYC for 496 performances
  • 1990 Musician Chris Isaak releases single "Wicked Game"
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Weddings in Music

  • 1997 Bluegrass musician Alison Krauss marries Pat Bergeson
  • 2009 "The Practice" actress Marla Sokoloff (29) weds composer Alec Puro (34) at Il Cielo restaurant

Divorces in Music

  • 1968 Cynthia Lennon is granted a divorce from The Beatles member John Lennon
  • 1970 "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (34) divorces singer Michelle Phillips (26) only 8 days after getting married

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Musicians Who Died on Nov 8

  • 1578 Johann Walter, German Lutheran composer, dies at 51
  • 1599 Francisco Guerrero, Spanish composer and Catholic priest, dies at 71
  • 1757 Pierre Prowo, German composer, dies at 60
  • 1833 Maximilian Stadler, Austrian pianist and composer and Benedictine monk, dies at 85
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