On This Day

Events in Music on October 14

  • 1924 Arnold Schoeberg's opera "Die Gluckliche Hand" premieres in Vienna

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1930 George Gershwin and Ira Gershin's musical "Girl Crazy" starring Ginger Rogers and Ethel Merman premieres in NYC

Actress and Dancer Ginger Rogers
Actress and Dancer
Ginger Rogers
Composer and Pianist George Gershwin
Composer and Pianist
George Gershwin
  • 1939 BMI (Broadcast Music Incorporated) formed
  • 1952 "Buttrio Square" opens at New Century Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 1956 Charles Ives' overture "Robert Browning" premieres in NYC

Music release#1 in the Charts

1957 Everly Brothers' "Wake Up Little Susie" reaches #1

Singer Phil Everly
Singer
Phil Everly
  • 1961 "How to Succeed in Business" opens at 46th St NYC for 1415 performances
  • 1968 Beatles "White Album" completed

Music awardsMusic Awards

1970 4th Country Music Association Award: Merle Haggard wins

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

1971 John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear on "Dick Cavett Show"

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • 1974 8th Country Music Association Award: Charlie Rich

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1977 Linda Ronstadt sings national anthem prior to World Series Game 3 at Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles

Singer and Actress Linda Ronstadt
Singer and Actress
Linda Ronstadt
  • 1977 Rock band Kiss release their 2nd live album "Alive II"
  • 1984 "Quilters" closes at Jack Lawrence Theater NYC after 24 performances
  • 1985 19th Country Music Association Award: Ricky Skaggs wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2009 Spanish opera singer Plácido Domingo is awarded the first $1 million Birgit Nilsson Prize

Opera Singer and Conductor Plácido Domingo
Opera Singer and Conductor
Plácido Domingo