On This Day

Events in Music in May 1946

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 14 Paul Hindemith's "For Those We Love" premieres

Composer Paul Hindemith
Composer
Paul Hindemith

Music releaseMusic Premiere

May 16 "Annie Get Your Gun" musical by Irving Berlin, Dorothy and Herbert Fields opens at Imperial Theater NYC, starring Ethel Merman and featuring "There's no Business Like Show Business"

Composer and Lyricist Irving Berlin
Composer and Lyricist
Irving Berlin

Music concertMusic Concert

May 26 Darius Milhaud's 3rd Concert for piano/orchestra premieres in Prague

Composer Darius Milhaud
Composer
Darius Milhaud