Events in Music on February 7

  • 1668 Dutch Prince William III dances in premiere of "Ballet of Peace"
  • 1792 Domenico Cimarosa's opera "Il Matrimonio Segreto" premieres in Vienna
  • 1931 US opera "Peter Ibbetson" by Deems Taylor premieres at Met Opera, New York City

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1941 Frank Sinatra & Tommy Dorsey orchestra record "Everything Happens to Me"

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

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1944 Bing Crosby records "Swinging on a Star" for Decca Records

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • 1948 "Cradle Will Rock" closes at Mansfield Theater NYC after 34 performances
  • 1959 "Whoop-Up" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 1964 Beatles land at NY's JFK airport, for 1st US tour
  • 1964 Roger Sessions' 5th Symphony premieres

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1965 George Harrison's tonsils removed

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1969 "This Is Tom Jones" debuts on ABC TV

Singer Tom Jones
Singer
Tom Jones
  • 1970 "Jingle Jangle" hits #10 on the pop singles chart by Archies

Music releaseAlbum Release

1973 The Stooges release their 3rd album "Raw Power"

Rocker Iggy Pop
Rocker
Iggy Pop

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1979 Pink Floyd premiere their live version of "The Wall" in Los Angeles

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1984 Michael Jackson awarded a 4-ft-high platinum disc by CBS

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson

Music release#1 in the Charts

1987 Madonna's "Open Your Heart" single goes #1

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna

Music awardsMusic Awards

1994 21st American Music Awards: Whitney Houston wins

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston

Music releaseAlbum Release

1995 Bluegrass and country musician Alison Krauss releases her compilation album "Now that I've Found You"

Country Singer and Musician Alison Krauss
Country Singer and Musician
Alison Krauss

Music releaseAlbum Release

1995 "The Woman in Me" 2nd studio album by Shania Twain is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1996)

Singer Shania Twain
Singer
Shania Twain