Events in Music on June 12

  • 1903 The Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity is founded at the University of Michigan School of Music.
  • 1948 "Hold It!" closes at National Theater NYC after 46 performances
  • 1948 The musical "Sleepy Hollow" closes at St James Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 1948 "William Tell" French opera by Gioachino Rossini premieres in Salle Le Peletier, Paris
  • 1954 "Girl in Pink Tights" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 115 performances
  • 1965 "Bajour" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 232 performances
  • 1965 "I Had a BaIl" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 199 performances
  • 1965 "What Makes Sammy Run?" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 540 performances
  • 1965 Beatles are awarded MBE

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1970 Rocker and blues singer Janis Joplin debuts in Kentucky

Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Singer-Songwriter
Janis Joplin
  • 1977 "Pippin" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 1944 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

1990 "Mariah Carey" debut album by Mariah Carey is released

Singer Mariah Carey
Singer
Mariah Carey
  • 2002 36th CMT Flameworthy Video Music Awards: Dixie Chicks, Martina McBride & Kenny Chesney win

Music releaseAlbum Release

2008 Coldplay release their 4th studio album " Viva la Vida or Death" (winner of 3 Grammys)

Lead Vocalist of Coldplay Chris Martin
Lead Vocalist of Coldplay
Chris Martin