Events in Music on May 19

  • 1886 Camille Saint-SaĆ«ns' 3rd Symphony in C premieres
  • 1911 Maurice Ravel's opera "L'Heure Espagnole" premieres in Paris
  • 1962 "Bravo, Giovanni" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 76 performances
  • 1962 "John Birch Society" by Chad Mitchell Trio hits #99
  • 1973 "Daisy" A Day by Jud Strunk hits #14
  • 1973 "Smith" opens at Eden Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • 1979 "In The Navy" by Village People hits #3
  • 1980 "Blackstone" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 104 performances

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1983 Weird Al Yankovic gives live performance at Wax Museum in Washington, D.C.

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
  • 1984 "King Of Suede" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #62
  • 1984 109th Preakness: Angel Cordero Jr aboard Gate Dancer wins in 1:53.6
  • 1991 "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story" closes at Shubert NYC after 225 performances

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2013 21st Billboard Music Awards: Taylor Swift, Red win

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift