Events in Music on October 19

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1845 Richard Wagner's opera "Tannhäuser" premieres in Dresden

Composer Richard Wagner
Composer
Richard Wagner
  • 1943 Theater Guild presentation of "Othello" opens at Shubert
  • 1948 "My Romance" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 95 performances
  • 1953 Singer Julius LaRosa is fired on TV by Arthur Godfrey
  • 1957 "Damn Yankees" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 1,022 performances
  • 1969 J Bock & S Harnicks musical "Rothschilds" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 505 performances
  • 1972 "Mother Earth" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 1975 "Chorus Line" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 6137 performances
  • 1975 Hamlisch & Klebans musical "Chorus Line" premieres in NYC
  • 1986 "Flamenco Puro" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 40 performances
  • 1986 "Raggedy Ann" closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1987 "Anything Goes" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 804 performances
  • 1989 Astor Piazzolla & Wm Finn's musical "Dangerous Games" premieres at Nederlander Theater NYC
  • 1995 "Hello Dolly!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 118 performances
  • 1997 "Annie" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC