Events in Music on July 23

  • 1961 Bricusse & Newley's musical "Stop the world I want to ..." premieres

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1961 American opera singer Grace Bumbry becomes the first black singer to perform at the Bayreuth Festival, Germany, she earns 42 curtain calls

Opera Singer Grace Bumbry
Opera Singer
Grace Bumbry
  • 1965 The Beatles' "Help" is released in UK
  • 1976 Wings release "Let 'em In"
  • 1994 Dancer Gene Kelly suffers a mild stroke
  • 1995 "Hamlet" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 121 performances