On This Day

On This Day in Music for September 22

Events in Music

  • 1869 Richard Wagner's opera "Das Rheingold" (the 1st piece of his "Ring" cycle) premieres in Munich, Germany
  • 1921 Music Box Theater opens at 239 W 45th Street, NYC; Built by theatrical producer Sam H. Harris for Irving Berlin's musical revue "The Music Box", written specifically for the venue
  • 1961 "Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima" by Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki premieres at Warsaw Autumn Festival, Andrzej Markowski conducting Krakow Philharmonic
  • 1962 Bob Dylan plays Carnegie Hall, NYC
  • 1964 Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's musical "Fiddler on the Roof" with Zero Mostel opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 3242 performances
  • 1973 "A Little Night Music" opens at Majestic Theater on Broadway
  • 1980 John Lennon and Yoko Ono sign a recording contract with Geffen Records
  • 1983 The Everly Brothers reunite after 10 years apart in concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London
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Divorces in Music

  • 2000 Actress Patsy Kensit (32) divorces Oasis singer Liam Gallagher (28) due to unreasonable behaviour after 3 years of marriage

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