ΓΕΓΟΝΟΤΑ – ΓΕΝΕΘΛΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΑΛΛΑ ΣΤΗΝ ΜΟΥΣΙΚΗ ΤΗΝ ΗΜΕΡΑ ΑΥΤΗ 19 ΜΑΪΟΥ

May 19, 2017
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Events in Music

  • 1886 Camille Saint-Saëns’ 3rd Symphony in C premieres
  • 1911 Maurice Ravel’s opera “L’Heure Espagnole” premieres in Paris
  • 1962 “Bravo, Giovanni” opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 76 performances
  • 1962 “John Birch Society” by Chad Mitchell Trio hits #99
  • 1973 “Daisy” A Day by Jud Strunk hits #14
  • 1973 “Smith” opens at Eden Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • 1979 “In The Navy” by Village People hits #3
  • 1980 “Blackstone” opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 104 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1983 Weird Al Yankovic gives live performance at Wax Museum in Washington, D.C.

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic

Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
  • 1984 “King Of Suede” by Weird Al Yankovic hits #62
  • 1984 109th Preakness: Angel Cordero Jr aboard Gate Dancer wins in 1:53.6
  • 1991 “Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story” closes at Shubert NYC after 225 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

2013 21st Billboard Music Awards: Taylor Swift, Red win

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift

Singer-songwriter
Taylor Swift 

Birthdays in Music

  • 1616 Johann Jakob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer
  • 1746 Johann Friedrich Peter, composer
  • 1755 Gabriele Prota, composer
  • 1770 Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer
  • 1839 Alice Mary Smith, composer
  • 1861 Dame Nellie Melba, Australian opera singer (d. 1931)
  • 1873 Federico Gerdes, composer
  • 1878 Adam von Ahn Carse, composer
  • 1884 Arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer (Adriaan Brouwer) (or 5/10)
  • 1895 Albert Hay Malotte, composer
  • 1895 Cecil Gray, Scottish composer and music critic (d. 1959)
  • 1901 Manuel Ivo Cruz, Portuguese composer and founder of Philharmonic Orchestra of Lisbon, born in Corumbá, Brazil (d. 1985)
  • 1909 Schlomo Joffe, composer
  • 1924 Sandy Galbraith Wilson, composer
  • 1926 Paul Cooper, American composer, born in Victoria, Illinois (d. 1996)
  • 1929 Michael Adamis, composer
  • 1930 Hans Kox, Dutch composer, born in Arnhem
  • 1931 Ruben Radica, composer
  • 1931 Eric Tappy, Swiss tenor
  • 1932 Alma Cogan, English singer (d. 1966)
  • 1934 Jan Wijn, Dutch pianist
  • 1939 Richard Lowe Teitelbaum, composer
  • 1939 Tomasz Sikorski, composer
  • 1940 Mickey Newbury, rocker
  • 1941 Marc-Antonio Consoli, composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1945 Peter Townshend, English rock guitarist, vocalist and composer (The Who-Tommy), born in London, England

  • 1947 Jerry Hyman, Bkln, rock singer/trombonist (Blood Sweat & Tears)
  • 1948 Grace Jones, Jamacian singer/actress (Vamp, A View to a Kill), born in Spanish Town, St. Catherine
  • 1948 Tom Scott, LA, saxophonist/bandleader (Pat Sajak Show)
  • 1949 Dusty Hill, rocker (ZZ Top)
  • 1951 Joey Ramone, [Jeffrey Hyman], lead singer of the punk rock band The Ramones (Baby I Love You)
  • 1952 Barbara Loomis, rocker (BT Express)
  • 1954 Phil Rudd, Australian rock drummer (AC/DC-Rock ‘n Roll Damnation), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1956 Martyn Ware, rocker (Heaven 17-Electric Dreams)
  • 1960 Yazz, [Yasmin Evans], singer (Fine Time), born in London, England
  • 1962 Iain Harvie, Scottish rock guitarist (Nothing Ever Happens)
  • 1972 Jenny Berggren, Swedish singer (Ace of Base)
  • 1981 Nate Cole, American singer
  • 1991 Jordan Pruitt, American singer
  • 1992 Sam Smith, English singer-songwriter (Stay with Me), born in London

Weddings in Music

 

HeartWedding of Interest

1979 Guitarist Eric Clapton marries Patti Boyd

Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Eric Clapton

Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Eric Clapton

 

Deaths in Music

  • 1601 Costanzo Porta, Italian composer
  • 1786 John Stanley, English blind composer and organist, dies at 74
  • 1928 Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert, composer, dies at 59
  • 1935 Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, French composer, dies at 74
  • 1954 Charles Edward Ives, US composer (Unanswered Question), dies at 79
  • 1958 Bruno Sturmer, composer, dies at 65
  • 1961 Joe Howard, singer (Gay Nineties Revue), dies at 94
  • 1969 Coleman Hawkins, US jazz musician/composer, dies
  • 1971 Bernard Wagenaar, Neth/US composer, dies at 76
  • 1986 Jimmy Lyons, American musician (b. 1931)
  • 1992 Hans Vogt, German composer, dies at 81
  • 2001 Susannah McCorkle, American singer (b. 1946)
  • 2006 Freddie Garrity, English lead singer from the band Freddie and the Dreamers (b. 1940)

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