Events in Music on November 11

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1725 George Frideric Handel's opera "Tamerlano" premieres in London

  • 1862 Opera "La Forza Del Destino" is produced (St Petersburg Russia)

Music releaseMusic Recording

1925 Louis Armstrong records 1st of Hot Five & Hot Seven recordings

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong
  • 1931 Cornerstones laid for Opera House & Veteran's Building in San Francisco

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1933 Billie Holiday's second song and first hit, "Riffin' the Scotch", is released

Jazz Musician Billie Holiday
Jazz Musician
Billie Holiday

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1939 Kate Smith first sings Irving Berlin's "God Bless America"

Composer and Lyricist Irving Berlin
Composer and Lyricist
Irving Berlin
  • 1958 "La Plume de Ma Tante" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 835 performances
  • 1963 Brian Epstein & Ed Sullivan sign a 3 show contract for The Beatles

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1968 John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear nude on cover of "2 Virgins" album

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • 1969 Beatles with Billy Preston release "Get Back" in UK

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1969 Jim Morrison arrested on an airplane by FBI for drunkeness

Rocker Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison
  • 1977 Wings release "Mull of Kintyre" & "Girl's School"
  • 1981 "Oh, Brother!" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 3 performances
  • 1984 "Three Musketeers" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • 1987 "Roza" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 1989 "Prince of Central Park" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 1990 "Shadowlands" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 169 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

2008 Taylor Swift releases her 2nd studio album “Fearless” (2009 Billboard Album of the Year, Grammy Album of the Year 2010, American Music Awards 2009)

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
  • 2009 43rd Country Music Association Award: Taylor Swift & Brad Paisley wins
  • 2011 25th Soul Train Music Awards: Cee-Lo Green, Jill Scott win