On This Day

Events in Music in October 1953

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Oct 2 "Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" opens at John Golden NYC for 849 performances

Comedian and Pianist Victor Borge
Comedian and Pianist
Victor Borge

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Oct 19 Singer Julius LaRosa is fired on TV by Arthur Godfrey

Radio and TV Host Arthur Godfrey
Radio and TV Host
Arthur Godfrey

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Oct 25 Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 10th Symphony