Events in Music on February 11

  • 1840 Gaetano Donizetti's Opera "La Fille du Regiment" premieres in Paris
  • 1843 Opera "I Lombardi" premieres in Milan
  • 1903 Anton Bruckner's 9th Symphony premieres in Vienna
  • 1916 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra presents its 1st concert
  • 1922 "April Showers" by Al Jolson hits #1

Music releaseMusic Single

1949 "Lovesick Blues" single released by Hank Williams (Cashbox "Best Hillbilly Record of the Year", Billboard Song of the Year 1949)

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams
  • 1950 "Rag Mop" by The Ames Brothers hits #1
  • 1962 Beatles record "Please, Please Me"
  • 1963 Beatles tape 10 tracks for their 1st album
  • 1964 Beatles 1st live appearance in US; Washington, D.C. Coliseum

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1970 John Lennon pays £1,344 fines for 96 protesting South African rugby team playing in Scotland

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • 1979 Musical "They're Playing Our Song" opens at Imperial NYC for 1082 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

2007 49th Grammy Awards: Not Ready To Make Nice, Carrie Underwood wins