On This Day in Music for September 3

Events in Music

  • 1881 Anton Bruckner completes his 6th Symphony
  • 1912 Arnold Schoenberg's "Funf Orchesterstucke" (Five Pieces for Orchestra) premieres in London at a Promenade Concert
  • 1965 Rolling Stone concert at the Adelphi Theater in Dublin, Ireland halts after 12 minutes due to riot
  • 1966 Donovan hits #1 with "Sunshine Superman"
  • 1970 Bill Haley & His Comets reject $30,000 for 15 date tour of Australia
  • 1989 Stephen Sondheim's musical "Into the Woods" closes at Martin Beck Theater, NYC, after 764 performances and 3 Tony Award wins
  • 2022 American band "Foo Fighters" and friends hold tribute concert for drummer Taylor Hawkins at Wembley Stadium, London, England; performers include: Stewart Copland; Rush; The Pretenders; Paul McCartney; and Queen
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Weddings in Music

  • 2011 English DJ and record producer Mark Ronson (36) weds French actress Josephine De La Baume (27) in Aix-en-Provence, France
  • 2016 Former Sugababes singer Heidi Range (33) weds Alex Partakis in Tuscany, Italy

Divorces in Music

  • 2010 Pop singer Cheryl Cole (27) divorces England soccer player Ashley Cole (29) due to unreasonable behavior after 3 and a half years of marriage

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