Events in Music on November 21

  • 1901 Richard Strauss' opera "Feuersnot" premieres in Dresden

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1937 Dmitri Shostakovich's 5th Symphony premieres in Lenningrad, with the ovation lasting over an hour

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1959 Jack Benny (violin) & Richard Nixon (piano) play their famed duet

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • 1964 "Something More!" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 15 performances
  • 1964 "Zizi" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • 1968 Supremes & The Temptations release "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1975 Linda McCartney drug charges in US are dropped

Musician, Activist and Photographer Linda McCartney
Musician, Activist and Photographer
Linda McCartney
  • 1977 "All 'N All" 8th studio album by Earth, Wind & Fire is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1978)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1980 John Lennon and Yoko Ono pose nude for photographer Allan Tannenbaum

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Music release#1 in the Charts

1981 Olivia Newton-John's "Physical" single goes #1 & stays for 10 weeks

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John
  • 1983 "Doonesbury" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 104 performances
  • 1993 "Cinderella" closes at New York State Theater NYC after 14 performances
  • 1993 "Cyrano - The Musical" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 137 performances
  • 1995 New double Beatle CD released with new song "Free as a Bird"
  • 1996 "Rehearsal" opens at Criterion Theater NYC

Music awardsMusic Awards

2006 33rd American Music Awards: Kelly Clarkson, Sean Paul & Rascal Flatts win

  • 2006 Daughtry release their debut album “Daughtry” (2007 Billboard Album of the Year, American Music Awards Favorite Pop-Rock Album 2007)

Music releaseAlbum Release

2006 "Kingdom Come" 9th studio album by Jay-Z is released

Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
Jay-Z

Music awardsMusic Awards

2010 37th American Music Awards: Lady Gaga & Justin Bieber win

Pop Star Justin Bieber
Pop Star
Justin Bieber
Singer-Songwriter Lady Gaga
Singer-Songwriter
Lady Gaga

Music releaseMusic Single

2013 "Happy" single is released by Pharrell Williams (Billboard Song of the Year 2014, Grammy Award for Best Pop Solo Performance 2015)