This Day in Music for 7th February

Events in Music

Events 1 - 10 of 10

1668 - Dutch Prince William III dances in premiere of "Ballet of Peace"
1792 - D Cimarosa's opera "Il Matrimonio Segreto," premieres in Vienna
1931 - US opera, "Peter Ibbetson," by Deems Taylor premieres at Met Opera NYC
1964 - Baskin-Robbins introduces Beatle Nut ice cream
1964 - Beatles land at NY's JFK airport, for 1st US tour
1970 - "Jingle Jangle" hits #10 on the pop singles chart by Archies
1979 - Pink Floyd premiered their live version of "The Wall" in Los Angeles
1984 - Michael Jackson awarded a 4-ft-high platinum disc by CBS
1987 - Madonna's "Open Your Heart," single goes #1
1994 - 21st American Music Award: Whitney Houston wins

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 44 of 44

1707 - Carl August Thielo, composer
1710 - William Boyce, English organist/composer of Cathedral music
1739 - Joseph Pouteau, composer
1758 - Benedikt Emanuel Schack, composer
1822 - Joaquin y Garbayo Gaztambide, composer
1823 - Richard Genee, composer
1825 - Crystobal Oudrid y Segura, composer
1847 - Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor
1863 - Mieczyslaw Soltys, composer
1864 - Arthur Collins, singer/comedian (Peerless Quartet)
1864 - Ricardo Castro Herrera, composer
1871 - Karl Wilhelm Eugen Stenhammer, composer
1875 - Erkki Gustav Melartin, composer
1875 - Walter Courvoisier, composer
1877 - Feliks Nowowiejski, composer
1878 - Ossip Gabrilovich, composer
1887 - Eubie Blake, Baltimore Maryland, US ragtime composer/pianist (Memories of You) (d. 1983)
1891 - Joachim Stutschewsky, composer
1897 - Quincy Porter, New Haven Ct, composer
1898 - Dock Boggs, American musician (d. 1971)
1920 - Oscar Brand, Winnipeg Canada, folk vocalist (Draw Me a Laugh)
1924 - Johnny Jordaan, [Jan van Musscher], Amsterdam folk vocalist
1925 - Marius Constant, Rumania, Dutch composer/conductor (Paradise Lost)
1927 - John Buller, composer
1934 - Earl King [Solomon Johnson], New Orleans, Louisiana, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Come On)
1934 - King Curtis, [Curtis Ousley], US vocalist (Memphis Soul Stew)
1938 - Robert Frank Baksa, composer
1946 - Lawrence Ascott, rocker (Isotope)
1946 - Sammy Johns, rocker (Politics, Religion & Her), (d. 2013)
1948 - Jimmy Greenspoon, LA Cal, rock organist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)
1949 - Alan Lancaster, bassist (Status Quo-Down Down, On the Level)
1952 - Vasco Rossi, Italian singer
1954 - , eter Bohlen German composer
1956 - Mark St. John, American musician (Kiss) (d. 2007)
1957 - Richard Cook, British jazz writer (d. 2007)
1958 - Manuel Mijares, Mexico, spanish vocalist (Maria Bonita)
1959 - Brian Travers, rock saxophonist (UB40-Red Wine)
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1962 - Garth Brooks, Tulsa Oklahoma, country vocalist (No Fences, Double Live)
1962 - David Bryan, rock keyboardist (Bon Jovi-You Give Love a Bad Name)
1968 - Sully Erna, American singer (Godsmack)
1975 - Wes Borland, American guitarist (Limp Bizkit)
1988 - Ai Kago, Japanese singer
1992 - Maimi Yajima, Japanese singer
1996 - Mai Hagiwara, Japanese singer

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 32 of 32

1743 - Lodovico Giustini, composer, dies at 57
1749 - Andre Cardinal Destouches, composer, dies at 76
1779 - William Boyce, composer, dies at 67
1820 - Samuel Adams Holyoke, composer, dies at 57
1827 - Franz Anton Dimmler, composer, dies at 73
1830 - Marcus Antonio da Fonseca Portugal, Portuguese composer, dies at 67
1862 - Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61
1901 - Benjamin Edward Woolf, composer, dies at 64
1915 - Wladyslaw Gorski, composer, dies at 68
1918 - Alexander Sergeyevich Taneyev, composer, dies at 68
1931 - Ion Vidu, composer, dies at 67
1944 - Lina Cavalieri, Italian soprano (b. 1874)
1948 - "Red" McKenzie, blues-jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper), dies
1954 - Jan Adam Maklakiewicz, composer, dies at 54
1957 - Rudolph Reti, composer, dies at 71
1959 - Slim [Eddie Jones] Guitar, rocker, dies at 32
1968 - Stuart Foster, singer (Galen Drake Show), dies at 49
1969 - Bainbridge Crist, composer, dies at 85
1980 - Ernst Kunz, composer, dies at 88
1985 - Matt Monro, English singer (b. 1932)
1986 - Armand Preud'homme, Flemish organist/lyricist, dies at 81
1990 - Jimmy Van Heusen, composer (Call Me Irresponsible), dies at 77
1994 - Witold Lutosławski, Polish composer (b. 1913)
1996 - Isian Kehinde I K Dairo, musician/academic, dies at 65
1996 - Lillian Rambach, teacher violinist, dies at 84
1996 - Tiny Winters, musician, dies at 87
1997 - Danil Shafran, cellist, dies at 74
1998 - Carl Dean Wilson, musician, dies at 51
1999 - Bobby Troup, American musician and actor (b. 1918)
2000 - Big Pun, Puerto Rican-American rapper (b. 1971)
2000 - Dave Peverett, English musician (Foghat, Savoy Brown) (b. 1943)
2001 - Dale Evans, American actress and singer (b. 1912)

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