Events in Music on August 17

  • 1876 Wagner's opera "Götterdämmerung" premieres in Bayreuth
  • 1939 "The Wizard of Oz" opens at Loews Capitol Theatre in NY
  • 1946 Arthur Honegger's 3rd Symphony "Liturgique" premieres
  • 1980 "Blackstone" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 104 performances