Events in Music on September 14

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1741 George Frideric Handel finishes his "Messiah" oratorio after working on it non-stop for 23 days

  • 1954 Benjamin Britten's opera 'Turn of the Screw' premieres in Venice
  • 1980 "Charlie & Algernon" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • 1984 1st MTV Video Music Awards: The Cars win with "You Might Think"
  • 1987 'Les Miserables' opens at Rock Theatre, Vigzinhaz Budapest