Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Musical Memories March 18th



1844 - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, composer born in Tikhvin Russia




1893 - Jean Goldkette, jazz musician/ orchestra leader born in France (d. 1962)


1902 - Enrico Caruso becomes 1st well-known performer to make a record


1902 - Arnold Schoenberg's "Verklärte Nacht " premieres in Vienna



1967 - Jimmy Blaine, singer (Stop the Music), dies at 42


1967 - Beatles' "Penny Lane " single goes #1



1982 - Singer Teddy Pendergrass, spinal cord severed in a car accident





1992 - Donna Summer gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame


1995 - Charles Drain, singer, dies at 65


2001 - John Phillips, musician dies at 65


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