Events in Music on March 13

  • 1797 Cherubini's opera "Medée" premieres in Paris
  • 1911 Ivan Caryll's musical "Pink Lady" premieres in NYC
  • 1928 Rudolph Friml's musical "Three Musketeers" premieres in NYC
  • 1947 "Brigadoon" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 581 performances
  • 1963 Hindemith & Wilder's opera "Long Christmas Dinner" premieres in NYC
  • 1965 Beatles' "Eight Days a Week" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks

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1965 Jeff Beck replaces Eric Clapton of the Yardbirds

Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Eric Clapton
Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Eric Clapton
  • 1968 Beatles release "Lady Madonna" in the UK

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1972 7th Academy of Country Music Awards: Freddie Hart and Loretta Lynn win

Singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn
Loretta Lynn
  • 1973 "Irene" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 605 performances
  • 1982 Ice Dance Championship at Copenhagen won by Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean (GBR)
  • 1983 Peter Stone's musical "Woman of the Year" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 770 performances
  • 1987 Ice Dance Championship at Cincinnati won by Bestemianova & Bukin (URS)
  • 1995 9th Soul Train Music Awards: Boyz II Men, Anita Baker win

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2004 Luciano Pavarotti performs in his last opera at New York Metropolitan Opera's "Tosca"

Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti
Operatic Tenor
Luciano Pavarotti