Events in Music on May 29

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1901 Ignacy Jan Paderewski's opera "Manru" has its world premiere in Dresden

Pianist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Pianist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister
Ignacy Jan Paderewski

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1913 Igor Stravinsky's ballet score "The Rite of Spring" premieres in Paris, provoking a riot

Composer Igor Stravinsky
Composer
Igor Stravinsky

Music releaseMusic Recording

1942 Bing Crosby records "White Christmas", the greatest-selling record to date

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby

Film release premierFilm Premier

1942 "Yankee Doodle Dandy", based on life of George M. Cohan, directed by Michael Curtiz, starring James Cagney and Joan Lesley, premieres in NYC (Academy Awards Best Actor 1943)

Actor James Cagney
Actor
James Cagney
Composer, Actor, Singer and Producer George M. Cohan
Composer, Actor, Singer and Producer
George M. Cohan

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1956 Arnold Schoenberg's "Modern Psalm" premieres

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • 1960 Everly Brothers "Cathy's Clown" hits #1

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

1962 Barbra Streisand appears on "Garry Moore Show"

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1962 4th Grammy Awards: Moon River, Peter Nero wins
  • 1971 Court Room by Clarence Carter hits #61

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1976 "One Piece At A Time" by Johnny Cash hits #29

Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash
  • 1979 Radio's 1st rock network "Source" premieres
  • 1980 "Billy Bishop Goes to War" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 1982 "I Know What Boys Like" by The Waitresses hits #62

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1987 Michael Jackson attempts to buy Elephant Man's remains

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • 1991 "Les Miserables" opens at Aotea Theatre in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1994 "Joseph & the Amazing Dreamcoat" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 223 performances
  • 1994 "Picnic" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • 1999 44th Eurovision Song Contest: Charlotte Nilsson for Sweden wins singing "Take Me to Your Heaven" in Jerusalem
  • 2010 55th Eurovision Song Contest: Lena for Germany wins singing "Satellite" in Oslo