On This Day in Music for September 29

Events in Music

  • 1863 Opera "The Pearl Fishers" (Les Pêcheurs de Perles) by Bizet is first produced at the Théâtre Lyrique in Paris
  • 1915 Dutch Opera's 1st performance
  • 1915 Herbert/Blossoms musical "Princess Pat" premieres in NYC
  • 1947 Dizzy Gillespie presented his 1st Carnegie Hall concert in NY
  • 1956 "I Love Mickey" by Mickey Mantle & Teresa Brewer peaks at #87
  • 1957 Buddy Holly & the Crickets release 2nd single "Oh Boy!"/"Not Fade Away"
  • 1958 "Summertime Blues" by Eddie Cochran peaks at #8 in US; #18 in UK
  • 1960 "lrma La Douce" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 527 performances
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Weddings in Music

  • 1930 Singer and actor Bing Crosby (27) marries actress Dixie Lee (18)
  • 2001 American singer-actress Jennifer Lopez (32) weds dancer-choreographer Cris Judd (32) in Calabasas, California; divorce in 2004
  • 2012 "Fall Out Boy" lead singer Patrick Stump (28) weds longtime girlfriend Elisa Yao in Chicago

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Musicians Who Died on Sep 29

  • 1915 Luther Orlando Emerson, American composer, dies at 95
  • 1915 Rudi Stephan, German composer (Die ersten Menschen), dies fighting in World War I at 28
  • 1977 Alexander Tcherepnin, Russian pianist and composer, dies at 78
  • 1991 Zapata Jaw [Nelson Renfrum], Surinamese musician, dies
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