On This Day

Events in Music on November 27

  • 1843 Opera "Bohemian Girl" by Michael William Balfe with a libretto by Alfred Bunn first produced in London

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1896 "Also Sprach Zarathustra" (Thus Spake Zarathustra) by Richard Strauss, inspired by Friedrich Nietzsche's philosophical novel, debuts in Frankfurt

Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche
Philosopher
Friedrich Nietzsche
Composer and Conductor Richard Strauss
Composer and Conductor
Richard Strauss
  • 1903 Opera "Die Neugierigen Frauen" by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari is produced in Munich

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1919 Ignacy Jan Paderewski resigns as Polish Prime Minister

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

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1926 Béla Bartok's ballet "Miraculous Mandarin" premieres in Keulen

Composer and Pianist Béla Bartok
Composer and Pianist
Béla Bartok
  • 1937 Pro-labor musical revue "Pins & Needles" opens, produced by ILGWU
  • 1954 "By the Beautiful Sea" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 270 performances
  • 1967 The Beatles release their album "Magical Mystery Tour"

Music releaseAlbum Release

1970 George Harrison releases his triple album set "All Things Must Pass"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

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1977 "Comedy with Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Imperial NY after 66 performances

Comedian and Pianist Victor Borge
Comedian and Pianist
Victor Borge
  • 1987 "Les Miserables" opens at Theatre Royal, Sydney
  • 1989 George Harrison releases "Cheer Down" & "Poor Little Girl"
  • 1991 Musical "Peter Pan", starring Cathy Rigby, opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 48 performances

Film release premierFilm Release

2013 "Frozen", the highest-grossing animated film of all time, starring Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, is released

Actress and Singer Idina Menzel
Actress and Singer
Idina Menzel
Actress Kristen Bell
Actress
Kristen Bell