Events in Music on December 17

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1865 Franz Schubert's "Unfinished Symphony" premieres

Composer Franz Schubert
Franz Schubert
  • 1949 "Regina" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 86 performances
  • 1953 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 10th Symphony premieres in Leningrad

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1957 The last episode of The Nat King Cole Show airs on NBC due to lack of national sponsorship

Musician Nat King Cole
Nat King Cole
  • 1960 "La Plume de Ma Tante" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 835 performances
  • 1960 "Take Me Along" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 448 performances
  • 1962 Beatles 1st British TV appearance (People & Places)
  • 1983 "Peg" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1992 "Christmas Carol" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 22 performances
  • 1995 "School after Scandal" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 23 performances

Hall of fameHall of Fame

2013 Cat Stevens, Hall & Oates, Kiss, Linda Ronstadt and Nirvana are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Rocker Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain
Singer and songwriter Cat Stevens
Singer and songwriter
Cat Stevens