On This Day

Events in Music on December 10

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1882 Johannes Brahms' "Gesang der Parzen" (Song of the Fates) premieres

Composer and Conductor Johannes Brahms
Composer and Conductor
Johannes Brahms
  • 1927 "Grand Ole Opry" first named as such during Barn Dance radio broadcast, in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1953 "John Murray Anderson's Almanac" opens at Imperial NYC for 229 performances

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1963 6-year old Donny Osmond's singing debut on Andy Williams Show

Singer and TV Host Andy Williams
Singer and TV Host
Andy Williams
  • 1965 "Yearling" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 3 performances
  • 1978 "Platinum" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 33 performances
  • 1991 "Crucible" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 32 performances
  • 1992 "My Favorite Year" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 37 performances

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

2016 Bob Dylan is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature at a ceremony he does not attend in Stockholm

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan