On This Day

Events in Music on November 4

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1783 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Symphony No. 36" premieres in Linz, Austria

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1876 Johannes Brahms' 1st Symphony in C premieres in Karlsruhe, Grand Duchy of Baden

Composer and Conductor Johannes Brahms
Composer and Conductor
Johannes Brahms
  • 1890 Alexander Borodin's opera "Prince Igor" premieres in Petersburg
  • 1908 Brooklyn Academy of Music opens in NYC
  • 1946 "Park Avenue" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 72 performances
  • 1950 "Barrier" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 1950 "Consul" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 269 performances
  • 1954 "Fanny" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 888 performances

Music concertMusic Concert

1963 John Lennon utters his infamous line at a Royal Variety Performance "Will the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands? And for the rest of you, if you’ll just rattle your jewelry…" in London

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Music releaseAlbum Release

1968 "Wichita Lineman" 12th album by Glen Campbell is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1969)

Country Singer Glen Campbell
Country Singer
Glen Campbell
  • 1990 "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story" opens at Shubert NYC for 225 performances
  • 1993 "Timon of Athens" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 37 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1993 Elton John awarded $518,700 from Sunday Mirror for a false report on his diet

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
  • 1995 "Indiscretions" closes at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC after 221 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

1996 British girls group the Spice Girls release their debut album "Spice", goes on to sell 23 million copies

Singer Geri Horner
Singer
Geri Horner
Pop Star Emma Bunton
Pop Star
Emma Bunton
Singer and Fashion Designer Victoria Beckham
Singer and Fashion Designer
Victoria Beckham

Music releaseAlbum Release

1997 "Come On Over" 3rd studio album by Shania Twain is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1999)

Singer Shania Twain
Singer
Shania Twain

Music releaseAlbum Release

2003 "Shock'n Y'all" 8th studio album by Toby Keith is released (Billboard Album of the Year 2004)

Country Singer and Actor Toby Keith
Country Singer and Actor
Toby Keith

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015 Katy Perry is the highest paid musician of the year earning 135 million, according to Forbes Magazine

Pop Star Katy Perry
Pop Star
Katy Perry

Music awardsMusic Awards

2018 Camila Cabello wins four awards at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Bilbao, Janet Jackson accepts the Global Icon award