Events in Music on October 16

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1912 Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg

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1939 George Kaufman and Moss Hart's "The Man Who Came to Dinner" premieres in NYC, running until 1941 for 739 performances

Playwright Moss Hart
Playwright
Moss Hart

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1942 Aaron Copland and Agnes de Mille's ballet "Rodeo," premieres in NYC

Composer Aaron Copland
Composer
Aaron Copland
  • 1948 "Red Mill" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 831 performances
  • 1965 "Drat! - The Cat!" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • 1972 "Pacific Paradise" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1972 Rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival break up
  • 1980 "Brigadoon" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 133 performances
  • 1983 "Zorba" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 362 performances
  • 1986 "Raggedy Ann" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1990 "Stand Up Tragedy" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 13 performances
  • 1997 "Side Show," opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 91 performances