Events in Music on December 7

  • 1732 The Royal Opera House opens at Covent Garden, London.
  • 1911 Leslie J Stuart's musical "Betsy" premieres in NYC
  • 1939 William Walton's violinist concert premieres in Cleveland
  • 1959 "Saratoga" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances

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1964 George Harrison changes his company's name from Mornyork to Harrisongs

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison
  • 1967 The Beatles' clothing store "Apple Boutique" opens at 94 Baker Street, London
  • 1967 "How Now, Dow Jones" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 220 performances
  • 1971 Wings release their 1st album "Wild Life"
  • 1973 Paul McCartney & Wings release "Band on the Run" in the UK
  • 1989 C Coleman & D Zippel's musical "City of Angels" premieres in NYC

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1993 Robert Goulet undergoes prostate cancer surgery

American Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
American Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet

Music awardsMusic Awards

1994 5th Billboard Music Awards: Ace of Base & Mariah Carey win

Singer Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey
  • 1995 American rock band The Grateful Dead break up

Music releaseAlbum Release

2004 Diana DeGarmo releases her debut album, “Blue Skies”

  • 2016 Pakistan International Airways plane crashes north of Islamabad, killing all 48 on board, including singer turned preacher Junaid Jamshed
  • 2017 Naples' pizza spinning given UNESCO intangible heritage status along with Germany's organ music, Kyrgystan's Kok boru and India's Kumbh festival