On This Day in Music for November 9

Events in Music

  • 1858 1st performance of NY Symphony Orchestra
  • 1885 Opera "Ermine" premieres in London
  • 1961 The Beatles meet future manager Brian Epstein after a lunch time performance at The Cavern Club in Liverpool, England
  • 1963 "Tovarich" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 264 performances
  • 1966 "Let's Sing Yiddish" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 107 performances
  • 1968 Joe Cocker's version of The Beatles song "With A Little Help From My Friends" becomes No. 1 single in the UK
  • 1973 Columbia Records releases "Piano Man", singer-songwriter Billy Joel's second studio album
  • 1985 "News" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 4 performances
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Weddings in Music

  • 1968 Led Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant (19) weds Maureen Wilson (19)
  • 2007 "Grey's Anatomy" actress Ellen Pompeo (38) weds music producer Chris Ivery (38) in NYC, New York

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Musicians Who Died on Nov 9

  • 1754 Johann Christoph Frauenholtz, Alsatian composer, dies at 70
  • 1766 Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer, Dutch composer, dies at 74
  • 1801 Carl Philipp Stamitz, German composer, dies at 56
  • 1829 Jean Xavier Lefevre, composer, dies at 66
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