On This Day in Music for September 6

Events in Music

  • 1791 Mozart's opera "La Clemenza di Tito" premieres in Prague
  • 1927 Buddy DeSylva & Lew Brown's musical "Good News" premieres in NYC
  • 1948 "Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 1954 WINS radio station in NYC begins playing rock n roll with Alan Freed Show
  • 1955 "Catch a Star" opens at Plymouth Theater, NYC; runs for 23 performances
  • 1963 Jerry Lee Lewis quits Sun Records
  • 1968 Eric Clapton records guitar tracks for George Harrison's "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"
  • 1969 John Kander and Fred Ebb's "Cabaret" closes at Broadhurst Theater, NYC, after 1166 performances and 8 Tony Awards
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Weddings in Music

  • 1889 Explorer Fridtjof Nansen (27) weds mezzo-soprano singer Eva Nansen (30)
  • 2008 Singer KT Tunstall (33) weds drummer Luke Bullen in a marquee overlooking the Atlantic Ocean on the Isle of Skye
  • 2013 Actor Josh Charles (41) weds ballet dancer and author Sophie Flack at a private residence in Manhattan, New York City

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