On This Day in Music for October 30

Events in Music

  • 1931 Eugene Ormandy makes his debut leading the Philadelphia Orchestra, substituting for an ailing Arturo Toscanini
  • 1940 Cole Porter's musical "Panama Hattie" opens at 46th Street Theatre, NYC; runs 501 performances

Musicians Born on Oct 30

  • 1620 Michael de Ronghe, composer, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1696)
  • 1735 Edward Miller, English composer, born in Norwich, England (d. 1807)
  • 1787 Karl Guhr, German composer, born in Militsch (d. 1848)
  • 1790 Karol Joseph Lipinski, Polish composer and virtuoso violinist, born in Radzyń Podlaski, Poland (d. 1861)
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Weddings in Music

  • 1991 American country singer Clint Black (34) weds American actress Lisa Hartman (29) in Katy, Texas,
  • 2004 Blink-182 pop punk band drummer Travis Barker (28) weds actress and First Runner Up Miss USA 1995 Shanna Moakler (29) at the Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara, California

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