Events in Music on October 26

  • 1919 B C Hilliam's musical "Buddies" premieres in NYC
  • 1919 Edward Elgar's Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85, his last notable work, premieres in Queen's Hall London

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1927 Duke Ellington sings "Creole Love Song"

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington
  • 1962 The Beatles record "Please Please Me" & "Ask Me Why"
  • 1965 Beatles receive MBEs at Buckingham Palace
  • 1973 Wings release "Helen Wheels"

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1986 "Into the Light" closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 6 performances

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • 2002 Moscow Theatre Siege ends: Approximately 50 Chechen rebels and 150 hostages die when Russian Spetsnaz storm a theater building in Moscow, which had been occupied by the rebels during a musical performance three days before

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2017 National Party of New Zealand found guilty of breaching copyright of rapper Eminem's publisher and must pay $413,000 for use of the sing “Eminem Esque”

Rapper Eminem
Rapper
Eminem