On This Day

On This Day in Music for September 9

Events in Music

  • 1948 "Hilarities (of 1949)" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • 1950 "Texas, Li'l Darlin'" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 293 performances
  • 1950 "Where's Chartev?" closes at St James Theater NYC after 792 performances
  • 1957 "Diana" by Paul Anka reaches #1
  • 1971 John Lennon releases his "Imagine" album
  • 1975 Paul McCartney & Wings begin their "Wings Over The World" tour in Southampton, England; 65 concerts in Europe, Australia, Canada, and United States, runs through October of 1976
  • 1982 "Your Arm's Are Too Short To Box With God" opens at Alvin Theater, NYC; runs for 69 performances
  • 1988 "Look Away" single released by Chicago (Billboard Song of the Year 1989)
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Weddings in Music

  • 1979 British singer-songwriter Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) (31) weds Fouzia Ali at Kensington Mosque, in London
  • 1995 American pop singer Chynna Phillips (27) weds American actor William Baldwin (32)
  • 2004 'N Sync singer Joey Fatone (27) weds Kelly Baldwin (27) at Oheka Castle in Huntington, New York

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Musicians Who Died on Sep 9

  • 1803 Armand-Emmanuel Trial, French pianist and comic opera composer, dies at 30
  • 1832 Bernhard Klein, German composer, mainly of vocal works, dies at 39
  • 1878 Jacobo Ficher, Russian-Argentine composer, violinist, conductor, and music educator, dies at 81
  • 1951 Cecil Gray, Scottish composer and music critic, dies at 56
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