Events in Music on April 30

  • 1852 Anton Rubinsteins opera "Dmitri Donskoi" premieres in St Petersburg
  • 1885 Boston Pops Orchestra forms
  • 1902 Claude Debussy's opera "PellĂ©as et MĂ©lissande" premieres in Paris
  • 1948 "Inside USA" opens at Century Theater NYC for 339 performances
  • 1954 Darius Milhauds 4th Concert for piano and orchestra premieres in Haifa
  • 1955 Perez Prado's "Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White" goes #1 for 10 weeks
  • 1961 "Tossin' and Turnin'" single released by Bobby Lewis (Billboard Song of the Year 1961)

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1973 Paul McCartney releases "Red Rose Speedway" including "My Love"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • 1976 "Silly Love Songs" single released by Wings (Billboard Song of the Year 1976)
  • 1977 "Party with Comden & Green" closes at Morosco NYC after 92 performances
  • 1978 "Elvis: The Legend Lives!" closes at Palace NYC after 101 performances
  • 1980 "Barnum" opens at St James Theater NYC for 854 performances
  • 1981 "Can-Can" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1981 16th Academy of Country Music Awards: Barbara Mandrell and George Jones win

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1988 33rd Eurovision Song Contest: Celine Dion for Switzerland wins singing "Ne partez pas sans moi" in Dublin

Singer Celine Dion
Singer
Celine Dion
  • 1994 39th Eurovision Song Contest: Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan for Ireland wins singing "Rock 'n' Roll Kids" in Dublin
  • 1995 "Blood Brothers" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 839 performances
  • 1995 "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 24 performances
  • 1995 "Rose Tattoo" opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 80 performances
  • 1996 "Buried Child" opens at Atkinson Theater NYC for 77 performances
  • 1997 "London Assurance" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 72 performances