Events in Music on September 12

  • 1910 Gustav Mahler's 8th Symphony ("Symphony of A Thousand") premieres in Munich with 1028 musicians
  • 1927 Sigmund Romberg's musical "My Maryland," premieres in NYC

Music History

1952 Noël Coward's "Quadrille," premieres in London

  • 1953 "Carnival in Flanders" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 6 performances
  • 1960 "Vintage '60" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theatre NYC for 8 performances

Music History

1984 American country singer Barbara Mandrell is badly injured in a car accident

  • 1984 Cyndi Lauper sings "She-Bop" on The Tonight Show
  • 1990 "Les Miserables," opens at Cirkus Theater, Stockholm
  • 1994 American country singer-songwriter George Jones undergoes successful triple bypass surgery


1995 INXS' Michael Hutchence pleads guilty to punching a photographer

Farm Aid Concert

1999 Farm Aid 12 held in Bristow, Virginia; performers include Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews Band, Susan Tedeschi, Keb' Mo', Deana Carter, and Barenaked Ladies [1]

Music Single

2011 "Love On Top" single released by Beyoncé (Grammy Award Best Traditional R&B Performance 2013, Billboard Song of the Year 2012)

  • 2017 Lady Gaga confirms her battlle with chronic illness fibromyalgia