On This Day

Events in Music on April 10

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1868 1st performance of Johannes Brahms' "A German Requiem"

Composer and Conductor Johannes Brahms
Composer and Conductor
Johannes Brahms
  • 1935 Vaughan Williams' 4th Symphony premieres in London

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1968 Musical "George M!", based on the life of Broadway star George M. Cohan, opens at Palace Theater NYC for 435 performances

Composer, Actor, Singer and Producer George M. Cohan
Composer, Actor, Singer and Producer
George M. Cohan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1970 Paul McCartney officially announces the split of The Beatles

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • 1986 "Big Deal" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 70 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

1989 24th Academy of Country Music Awards: Hank Williams Jr, George Strait, and K.T. Oslin win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams Jr
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams Jr
  • 1994 "Les Miserables" opens at Hiten Theatre, Osaka
  • 1995 "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 24 performances

Music awardsCMT Music Awards

2006 40th CMT Music Awards: Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood & Kenny Chesney win

Singer Carrie Underwood
Singer
Carrie Underwood
Country Singer-Songwriter Keith Urban
Country Singer-Songwriter
Keith Urban