On This Day

Events in Music on April 5

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1803 1st performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's 2nd Symphony in D, conducted by the composer, in Vienna

  • 1874 Johann Strauss Jr's opera "Die Fledermaus" premieres in Vienna

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1902 Maurice Ravel's "Pavane pour une infante defunte (Pavane for A Dead Princess)" premieres in Paris, performed by Spanish pianist Ricardo Viñes

Composer and Pianist Maurice Ravel
Composer and Pianist
Maurice Ravel

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

1961 Barbra Streisand appears on "Jack Paar Show"

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
Comedian and TV Host Jack Paar
Comedian and TV Host
Jack Paar
  • 1963 Beatles receive their 1st silver disc (Please Please Me)

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

1965 37th Academy Awards: "My Fair Lady", Rex Harrison & Julie Andrews (Mary Poppins) win awards

Actress and Singer Julie Andrews
Actress and Singer
Julie Andrews
Actor Rex Harrison
Actor
Rex Harrison
  • 1975 "Letter for Queen Victoria" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 18 performances
  • 1984 "Human Comedy" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 13 performances
  • 1992 "Search & Destroy" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 46 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1994 "Jackie Mason Politically Incorrect" opens at Golden NYC for 347 performances

Comedian Jackie Mason
Comedian
Jackie Mason

Music awardsMusic Awards

2009 44th Academy of Country Music Awards: Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley win

Singer Carrie Underwood
Singer
Carrie Underwood
Country Singer Brad Paisley
Country Singer
Brad Paisley

Music releaseMusic Single

2016 "One Dance" single Released by Drake (Billboard Song of the Year 2016)

Singer-Songwriter Drake
Singer-Songwriter
Drake