On This Day in Music for September 15

Events in Music

  • 1928 Stothard, Kalmar & Ruby's musical "Good Boy" premieres in NYC
  • 1948 Musical revue "Small Wonder", starring Tom Ewell, opens at Coronet Theater, NYC; runs for 134 performances
  • 1951 "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" closes at Ziegfeld NYC after 740 performances
  • 1962 "Bravo, Giovanni" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 76 performances
  • 1963 The Beatles headline The Great Prop Prom at Royal Albert Hall, London; The Rolling Stones are one of the opening acts [1]
  • 1964 The Beatles play at Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio; police stop show during third song as some of the crowd climbed on the stage, after a 10 minute delay, and warning audience to stay seated, the concert resumed with the.
  • 1965 Volt/Stax records releases Otis Redding's third studio album "Otis Blue - Otis Redding Sings Soul" in the US, Atlantic releases it in the UK; frequently ranked on top album lists
  • 1977 revival of musical "Man of La Mancha" opens at Palace Theater, NYC; runs for 124 performances
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Musicians Born on Sep 15

  • 1572 Erasmus Widmann, German composer, born in Schwäbisch Hall, Baden-Württemberg (d. 1634)
  • 1586 Cristóbal de Isla Diego, Spanish Baroque composer and conductor, bapitized in Berlanga de Duero, Spain (d. 1651)
  • 1685 Gottfried Kirchhoff, German composer, born in Mühlbeck, Bitterfeld, Germany (d. 1746)
  • 1690 Ignazio Prota, Italian composer, born in Naples (d. 1748)
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Weddings in Music

  • 1957 Country music legend Patsy Cline (25) weds linotype operator Charles Dick (23) in Winchester, England
  • 2012 "The Black Keys" drummer Patrick Carney (32) weds Emily Ward in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 2012 Briitish "Eurythmics" singer Annie Lennox (57) weds Harvard-educated gynecologist Mitch Besser (57) on a private boat on the Thames River in London

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