Events in Music on November 7

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

Music Premiere

1904 George M. Cohan's 1st full-length musical "Little Johnny Jones", featuring the songs "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and "Give My Regards To Broadway", opens at the Liberty Theatre, NYC; runs for 52 performances be before going on tour

Music 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 revue "The Perfect Fool" premieres in NYC
  • 1946 Katherine Dunham's song and dance revue "Bal Nègre" opens at Belasco Theater, NYC; runs for 54 performances

Meeting of Interest

1966 John Lennon meets Yoko Ono at an avante-garde art exposition at Indica Gallery in London [1]

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

Album 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)

Music Awards

2001 35th Country Music Association Award: Tim McGraw, Lee Ann Womack & Toby Keith win

Music 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

Hall of Fame

2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Depeche Mode; The Doobie Brothers; Whitney Houston; Nine Inch Nails; The Notorious B.I.G.; T-Rex; Jon Landau; and Irving Azoff