Events in Music on May 13

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1767 Mozart's opera "Apollo et Hyacinthus" premieres in Salzburg

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • 1820 Opera "Die Jagarsbrautt" is completed
  • 1941 Willy Lewis' US jazz band performs in Switzerland
  • 1954 "Pajama Game" opens at St James Theater NYC for 1063 performances
  • 1965 Rolling Stones record "Satisfaction"

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1966 The Rolling Stones release "Paint it Black" in the UK

Drummer Charlie Watts
Drummer
Charlie Watts
  • 1970 Beatles movie "Let it Be" premieres
  • 1973 "Cyrano" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • 1975 "Rodgers & Hart" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 108 performances
  • 1978 "Angel" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1978 Musical "Runaways" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 199 performances, with Elizabeth Swados
  • 1984 "Oliver!" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • 1990 "Change in the Heir" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 16 performances

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1991 "Michael Jackson: Magic & Madness" goes on sale

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • 1995 40th Eurovision Song Contest: Secret Garden for Norway wins singing "Nocturne" in Dublin
  • 2000 45th Eurovision Song Contest: Olsen Brothers for Denmark wins singing "Fly on the Wings of Love" in Stockholm
  • 2017 62nd Eurovision Song Contest: Portugal's Salvador Sobral wins singing "Amar Pelos Dois"