Events in Music on February 29

  • 1836 Giacomo Meyerbeers opera "Les Huguenots," premieres in Paris
  • 1964 "Rugantino" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 28 performances
  • 1968 Beatles' "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" wins Grammy Award for Album of the Year, the first rock LP to do so

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1968 Howard Hanson's 6th Symphony, premieres

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson
  • 1976 ABC-TV broadcast premiere of 1965's hit "The Sound of Music"