Events in Music on March 6

  • 1808 1st college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard
  • 1831 Vincenzo Bellini's opera "La Sonnambula" premieres in Milan

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1853 Giuseppe Verdi's Opera "La Traviata" premieres in Venice

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi
  • 1965 "How to Succeed in Business" closes at 46th St NYC after 1415 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

1967 2nd Academy of Country Music Awards: Merle Haggard and Bonnie Guitar win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard
  • 1970 Beatles release "Let it Be" in UK
  • 1974 "Over Here!" musical written by Richard & Robert Sherman opens at Shubert Theater, NYC for 341 performances (top-grossing production 1974)
  • 1983 "On Your Toes" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 505 performances
  • 1986 Ken Ludwig's "Lend me a Tenor" premieres in London