Events in Music on August 24

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1787 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart completes his violin and piano sonata in A, K526

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • 1914 Jerome Kern & Michael E Rourles musical premieres in NYC

Film release premierFilm Release

1979 Musical film "Rock 'n' Roll High School" directed by Allan Arkush featuring the Ramones is released in NYC (released throughout the US 20 days later)

Guitarist Johnny Ramone
Guitarist
Johnny Ramone

MurderMurder of Interest

1981 Mark David Chapman is sentenced to 20 yrs to life for John Lennon's murder

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon