Events in Music on January 14

  • 1690 Clarinet invented, in Nurnberg, Germany

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1785 Mozart completes "Dissonantenkwartet" (opus 10)

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1900 Giacomo Puccini's opera "Tosca" premieres in Rome

Composer Giacomo Puccini
Composer
Giacomo Puccini
  • 1905 Hubbell, Shubert & Smith's musical "Fontana" premieres in NYC
  • 1925 Alban Berg's atonale opera "Wozzeck" premieres in Berlin
  • 1950 "As the Girls Go" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 420 performances
  • 1954 Sandy Wilson's musical "Boyfriend" premieres in London
  • 1955 Heitor Villa-Lobos' 8th Symphony premieres in Philadelphia

Music releaseMusic Single

1966 David Bowie releases his 1st single "Can't Help Thinking About Me"

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie

Music releaseMusic Single

1967 Sonny & Cher release single "Beat Goes On"

Goddess of Pop  Cher
Goddess of Pop
Cher
  • 1973 Grateful Dead bass player, Phil Lesh, busted on drugs in California

Music concertMusic Concert

1973 "Aloha from Hawaii", an Elvis Presley concert, becomes the most watched broadcast by an individual entertainer

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley

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1978 Sex Pistols' final concert held in Winterland, San Francisco

Rocker Steve Jones
Rocker
Steve Jones

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1984 Madonna 1st sings "Holiday" on American Bandstand

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna
  • 1989 "Romance/Romance" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 297 performances
  • 1993 "Anna Christie" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 54 performances
  • 1996 "Holiday" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 49 performances
  • 1996 "Swinging On a Star" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 97 performances

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2001 Jennifer Lopez scored her first UK No.1 single with 'Love Don't Cost A Thing'

Singer and Actress Jennifer Lopez
Singer and Actress
Jennifer Lopez