On This Day

On This Day in Music for September 12

Events in Music

  • 1910 Gustav Mahler's 8th Symphony ("Symphony of A Thousand") premieres in Munich with 1028 musicians
  • 1927 Sigmund Romberg's musical "My Maryland," premieres in NYC
  • 1953 "Carnival in Flanders" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 6 performances
  • 1960 "Vintage '60" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theatre NYC for 8 performances
  • 1975 Pink Floyd releases their ninth album "Wish You Were Here"
  • 1990 "Les Miserables," opens at Cirkus Theater, Stockholm
  • 1994 American country singer-songwriter George Jones undergoes successful triple bypass surgery
  • 1995 INXS' Michael Hutchence pleads guilty to punching a photographer
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Weddings in Music

  • 1840 German pianist and composer Robert Schumann (30) marries German pianist and composer Clara Wieck (20)
  • 2009 Platinum-selling rock band "3 Doors Down" lead singer Brad Arnold weds horseback rider Jennifer Sanderford in Escatawpa, Mississippi

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