20 ΑΠΡΙΛΙΟΥ … ΑΥΤΗ ΤΗΝ ΜΕΡΑ ΣΤΗΝ ΜΟΥΣΙΚΗ !!!!! ON THIS DAY IN MUSIC FOR APRIL 20

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Events in Music

 

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1759 George Frideric Handel is buried in Westminster Abbey, London

  • 1865 Chicago’s Crosby Opera House opens

Film release premierFilm Premier

1896 1st public film showing in US John Philip Sousa‘s “El Capitan” premieres in NYC

  • 1954 “Golden Apple” opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 125 performances
  • 1955 “Saint of Bleecker St” closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 92 performances
  • 1960 “From A to Z” opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 21 performances
  • 1963 “Sophie” closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 8 performances

Music releaseMusic Recording

1971 Barbra Streisand records “We’ve Only Just Begun”

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

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1976 George Harrison sings lumberjack song with Monty Python

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • 1981 Rocker Papa John Phillips arrested for drug possession
  • 1986 “Jerry’s Girls” closes at St James Theater NYC after 139 performances
  • 1991 “Les Miserables” opens at Odense Teater, Odense

Music concertMusic Concert

1992 All star concert in memory of Freddie Mercury held at Wembley Stadium, London

Singer-Songwriter Freddie Mercury
Singer-Songwriter
Freddie Mercury

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1992 Madonna signs $60-million deal with Time Warner

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna
  • 1997 “Gin Game” opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 144 performances
  • 1997 “Present Laughter” closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • 1594 Matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer
  • 1705 Balthasar Schmid, composer
  • 1725 Johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer
  • 1748 Georg Michael Telemann, composer
  • 1748 Guillaume Albert Teniers, composer
  • 1761 Johann Gottlieb Karl Spazier, composer
  • 1858 Auguste Chapuis, composer
  • 1866 Victor Hollaender, composer
  • 1870 Simeon Roncal, composer
  • 1881 Nikolai Miaskovsky, Novogeorievsk Poland, composer (Kirov is With Us)
  • 1881 Sem Dresden, composer/conductor
  • 1881 Nikolay Yakovlevich Myaskovsky, composer
  • 1895 Emile Christian, American musician (d. 1973)
  • 1900 Fred Raymond, composer
  • 1902 Vesselin Stoyanov, composer
  • 1907 William Dollar, ballet dancer/choreographer, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1908 Lionel Hampton, orchestra leader/vibraphone improviser (Depths Below)
  • 1923 Tito Puente, Puerto Rico, bandleader (Dance Mania)
  • 1924 Gerhard Samuel, composer
  • 1925 Richard Hoffmann, Austrian composer, born in Vienna
  • 1929 Bob Braun, singer (Dotty Mack Show), born in Ludlow, Kentucky
  • 1938 Johnny Tillotson, singer (Gidget, Poetry in Motion), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1943 John Eliot Gardiner, English conductor
  • 1945 Jimmy Winston, organist (Samll Facres-Itchycoo Park), born in London, England
  • 1947 Björn Skifs, Swedish singer (Blue Swede)
  • 1948 Craig Frost, keyboardist (Grand Funk Railroad-Some Kind of Wonderful)
  • 1951 Luther Vandross, American rock vocalist (Dance with my Father), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1957 Richenel, [Hubertus R Baars], singer/performer (Turn My Page)
  • 1963 Brett Edward Garsed, Victoria Australia, heavy metal artist (Nelson)
  • 1963 Kal Swan, heavy metal rocker
  • 1967 Mike Portnoy, American drummer (Dream Theater)
  • 1971 Tina Cousins, English singer
  • 1972 Stephen Marley, Jamaican musician
  • 1980 Jasmin Wagner, German singer

Deaths in Music

  • 1643 Christoph Demantius, composer, dies at 75
  • 1695 Georg Caspar Weckler, composer, dies at 63
  • 1839 Giuseppe Rossini, father of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, dies
  • 1869 Johann Carl Gottfried Loewe, composer, dies at 72
  • 1869 Piotr Studzinski, composer, dies at 42
  • 1900 Mebel Mercer, popular British singer, dies
  • 1956 Jaap Vranken, organist/composer (Stabat mater), dies
  • 1956 Lieven Duvosel, Flemish music composer (Levensschets), dies at 78
  • 1962 Arthur Harmat, composer, dies at 76
  • 1968 Marion Weeks, singer/actress, dies of stroke at 81
  • 1984 Mabel Mercer, English/US singer (Fly me to the moon), dies at 84
  • 1987 Antony Tudor, dancer/choreographer (Amer Ballet Theater) dies at 78
  • 1991 Steve Marriott, English guitarist (Small Faces), dies in a fire at 44
  • 1992 Johnny Shines, American delta blues singer/guitarist, dies at 76
  • 2001 Giuseppe Sinopoli, Italian conductor and composer (b. 1946)
  • 2002 Alan Dale, American singer (b. 1925)
  • 2007 Andrew Hill, American jazz composer and pianist (b. 1931)
  • 2008 VL Mike, American Rapper (b. 1976)
  • 2012 Bert Weedon, English guitar player, dies at 91