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
  • 1953 J Styne and Bob Hilliard's musical "Hazel Flagg" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 190 performances
  • 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
  • 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