Events in Music on November 6

  • 1919 1st Dutch radio program: Soirée Musicale with "Turf in you(r) ransel"
  • 1943 "Catulli Carmina (Songs of Catullus)", the second work of Carl Orff's Trionfi cantata trilogy premieres at the Leipzig Opera

Music History

1952 Dmitri Shostakovich's cantata "About our Fatherland" premieres

  • 1953 Masao Oki's symphony "Atomic Bomb" premieres
  • 1957 Ernest G. Schweikert and Frank Reardo's musical "Rumple", starring Eddie Foy, Jr opens at Alvin Theater, NYC; runs for 45 performances
  • 1968 Psychedelic feature film "Head" starring the Monkees premieres in New York City
  • 1971 "Great Harp" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 7 performances

Music Premiere

1975 First performance by punk band the Sex Pistols at St Martins College, London

  • 1975 Revival of "Hello, Dolly" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 51 performances
  • 1977 Revival of hippie musical "Hair" closes at Biltmore Theater, NYC, after 43 performances
  • 1986 "Just Like the First Time" second studio album by Freddie Jackson is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1987)

Album Release

1990 "I'm Your Baby Tonight" 3rd studio album by Whitney Houston is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1991)

  • 1991 "Moscow Circus Cirk Valentin" opens at Gershwin NYC for 32 performances
  • 1997 "Proposals" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 76 performances