Events in Music on February 6

  • 1851 Robert Schumann's 3rd Symphony "Rhenisch" premieres in Dusseldorf
  • 1854 Composer Robert Schumann is saved from suicide attempt into the Rhine

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1943 Singer Frank Sinatra debuts on radio's "Your Hit Parade"

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • 1946 "Lute Song" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 142 performances
  • 1964 "Rugantino" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 28 performances
  • 1965 Righteous Brothers "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" hits #1
  • 1969 Jerry Herman's "Dear World" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 132 performances
  • 1973 "Shelter" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 31 performances

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1976 George Harrison releases "This Guitar (Can't Keep From Crying)"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

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1981 Beatles Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr & George Harrison record a tribute to John Lennon

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr
Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • 1990 Steve Briers of Wales recited the entire lyrics of Queen's album "A Night At The Opera" in 9 minutes & 58.44 seconds backwards!
  • 1992 "Late Night's 10th Anniversary Show At Radio City Music Hall" on NBC
  • 1994 "Government Inspector" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 37 performances

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1995 Rapper Tupac Shakur convicted on sexual assault charge and sentenced to up to 4 1/2 years in prison

Rap Musician and Actor Tupac Shakur
Rap Musician and Actor
Tupac Shakur
  • 2003 50 Cent releases his album “Get Rich or Die Trying’” (2003 Billboard Album of the Year)

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2012 Canadian singer Gordon Lightfoot is presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

Singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot
Singer-songwriter
Gordon Lightfoot