On This Day in Music for October 21

Events in Music

  • 1858 Jacques Offenbach's operetta " Orpheus in the Underworld" (Orphée aux Enfers) premieres in Paris, includes "Infernal Galop" (can-can tune)
  • 1944 Walter Piston's "Fugue for a Victory Tune" premieres in NYC
  • 1971 "To Live Another Summer" opens at Helen Hayes NYC for 173 performances
  • 1972 "Dude" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 1972 "Man of La Mancha" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 140 performances
  • 1972 "Pacific Paradise" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1975 "Treemonisha" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 64 performances
  • 1980 "Banjo Dancing" opens at Century Theater NYC for 38 performances
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Weddings in Music

  • 2019 American rapper-singer Nicki Minaj (35) weds childhood friend Kenneth "Zoo" Petty

More Weddings & Divorces in Music