On This Day

Events in Music on November 7

  • 1786 The oldest musical organization in the United States is founded as the Stoughton Musical Society.

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1904 Broadway musical "Little Johnny Jones" written by George M. Cohan, featuring the song "Yankee Doodle Dandy" opens in New York

Composer, Actor, Singer and Producer George M. Cohan
Composer, Actor, Singer and Producer
George M. Cohan

Music concertMusic Concert

1912 The Deutsche Opernhaus (now Deutsche Oper Berlin) opens in the Berlin neighborhood of Charlottenburg, with a production of Beethoven's Fidelio.

  • 1921 Ed Wynn's musical "Perfect Fool" premieres in NYC
  • 1946 "Bal Negre" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 54 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

1969 John Lennon and Yoko Ono release their second album "Wedding Album" in UK

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • 1970 "Purlie" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 689 performances
  • 1982 "Your Arms are Too Short to Box" closes at Alvin NYC after 69 performances
  • 1990 "Little Night Music" closes at New York State NYC after 11 performances
  • 1990 "Those Were The Days" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 126 performances
  • 1991 "Brigadoon" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 1991 "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard" opens at Music Box NYC
  • 1996 "3 Sisters" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC

Music releaseAlbum Release

2000 "TP-2.com" 4th studio album by R. Kelly is released (American Music Awards Favorite Male Soul/R&B Artist 2001, Billboard Album of the Year 2001)

R&B Singer R. Kelly
R&B Singer
R. Kelly
  • 2001 35th Country Music Association Award: Tim McGraw, Lee Ann Womack & Toby Keith wins

Music awardsMusic Awards

2007 41st Country Music Association Award: Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley wins

  • 2017 Opera soprano Audrey Luna sings highest-ever note at Met Opera in New York, A above high C