Events in Music on January 26

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1790 Mozart's opera "Cosi Fan Tutte" premieres in Vienna

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
  • 1833 Gaetano Dinozetti's opera "Lucrezia Borgia" premieres in Milan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1905 Arnold Schoenberg's "Pelleas und Melissande" premieres in Vienna

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • 1911 Richard Strauss's opera "Die Rosenkavalier" premieres, Dresden
  • 1922 Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Pastoral Symphony" premieres in London
  • 1957 Bernanos & Poulenc's opera "Dialogue des Carmelites" premieres

Music release#1 in the Charts

1961 "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Elvis Presley hits #1

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • 1962 David Diamond's 7th Symphony, premieres in Philadelphia
  • 1963 "Milk & Honey" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 543 performances
  • 1969 "Red, White, & Maddox" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 41 performances
  • 1979 Music Center Vredenburg opens in Utrecht Neth

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1980 175,000 pay to hear Frank Sinatra sing in Rio de Janeiro

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

Music awardsMusic Awards

1987 14th American Music Awards: Whitney Houston, Lionel Richie & Alabama

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston
Singer Lionel Richie
Singer
Lionel Richie
  • 1988 "Phantom of the Opera" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 4,000+ performances
  • 1989 "Black & Blue" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 829 performances
  • 1991 "Few Good Men" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 497 performances
  • 1992 "Little Hotel on the Side" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 41 performances
  • 1996 "Les Miserables" opens at Musichall Theatre, Duisburg
  • 1997 "Ideal Husband" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 308 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

1998 25th American Music Awards: Spice Girls & Babyface win

Singer and Fashion Designer Victoria Beckham
Singer and Fashion Designer
Victoria Beckham
Pop Star Emma Bunton
Pop Star
Emma Bunton
Singer Melanie Brown
Singer
Melanie Brown

Music releaseMusic Single

2009 "Blame It (On the Alcohol)" single released by Jamie Foxx featuring T-Pain (Billboard Song of the Year 2009)

Actor and Singer-Songwriter Jamie Foxx
Actor and Singer-Songwriter
Jamie Foxx

Music awardsMusic Awards

2014 56th Grammy Awards: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Lorde, and Daft Punk win

Singer Lorde
Singer
Lorde