Events in Music on December 12

  • 1527 Composer Adrian Willaert moves from Milan to Venice

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1792 In Vienna, Ludwig Von Beethoven (22) receives 1st lesson in music composition from Franz Joseph Haydn

  • 1912 Rudolf Friml and Otto Harbach's musical "Firefly" premieres in New York City
  • 1965 The Beatles' last concert in Great Britain (Capitol Theatre in Cardiff, Wales)
  • 1968 Rolling Stones film TV show "Rock 'n Roll Circus"-never aired
  • 1981 "1st" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 37 performances
  • 1982 "Herman Van Veen: All of Him" closes at Ambassador NYC after 6 performances
  • 1993 "Any Given Day" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 32 performances
  • 1993 "Kentucky Cycle" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 34 performances
  • 1993 WAQX 104.3 (Q-104) rock format replaces WNCN classic format in NYC