Events in Music on February 10

  • 1794 Joseph Haydn's 99th Symphony in E premieres

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1878 Peter Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony in F premieres

  • 1881 Jacques Offenbach's opera "Les Contes d'Hoffman" premieres in Paris
  • 1882 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's opera "Snyegurochka" premieres in St Petersburg

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1934 Howard Hanson's "Merry Mount" premieres in NYC

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson
  • 1934 Virgil Thomson and Gertrude Stein's opera Four Saints in Three Acts premieres in NYC

Music release#1 in the Charts

1940 "In The Mood" by Glenn Miller hits #1

Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer Glenn Miller
Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer
Glenn Miller
  • 1942 Glenn Miller awarded 1st ever gold record for selling 1 million copies of "Chattanooga Choo Choo"
  • 1945 "Rum & Coca Cola" by Andrews Sisters hits #1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1949 Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" opens at Morosco Theater, NYC

Playwright Arthur Miller
Playwright
Arthur Miller
  • 1953 Ice Dance Championship at Davos won by Westwood & Demmy GRB
  • 1954 Ice Dance Championship at Oslo won by Jean Westwood/Lawrence Demmy GRB
  • 1960 "Unsinkable Molly Brown" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 532 performances
  • 1961 Walter Piston's 7th Symphony premieres
  • 1968 "Spooky" by Classics IV hits #3
  • 1974 "Gigi" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 103 performances
  • 1977 "Party with Comden & Green" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 92 performances

Music release#1 in the Charts

1979 "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" by Rod Stewart peaks at #1

Singer Rod Stewart
Singer
Rod Stewart
  • 1991 "La Bete" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 24 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1993 "Michael Jackson Talks To Oprah Winfrey" airs on ABC & drew an astounding 39.3 rating/56 share, 90 million people

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson

Music releaseAlbum Release

2004 Kanye West releases his debut album "The College Dropout" (2005 Grammy Best Rap Album)

Rapper Kanye West
Rapper
Kanye West

Music awardsMusic Awards

2008 50th Grammy Awards: Rehab, Amy Winehouse wins

  • 2013 55th Grammy Awards: Somebody That I Used To Know (Goyte), We are Young (Fun), and Babel (Mumford & Sons) win

Music awardsMusic Awards

2013 55th Grammy Awards: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross win the Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media for the 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'

Musician Trent Reznor
Musician
Trent Reznor