Return Today in the History of Music Return

AUGUST 28

1913 Richard Tucker (New York City-born Cantor and Operatic Tenor) New York City Performing Artists Judaism Opera
1925 Donald O'Connor (Chicago-born Actor, Singer, Dancer) Chicago Performing Artist Actors Music Film Internet Movie Database Biography.com
1965 Shania Twain (Canadian Country Musician) Shania Twain Country & Western Musicians
1982 LeAnn Rimes (Mississippi-born Country Musician) Mississippi Performing Artists Country & Western Musicians Internet Movie Database Biography.com
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
Icon
Icon
1850 Richard Wagner's Lohengrin Is First Performed with Franz Liszt Conducting Richard Wagner Franz Liszt Composers Historic Firsts AllAboutOpera.com American Public Media
1949 The Aspen Music Festival Is Founded in Colorado to Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of Goethe's Birth Wolfgang Goethe Aspen, Colorado Music Historic Firsts Aspen Music Festival American Public Media
1964 The Beatles Appear on Cover of LIFE Magazine The Beatles Popular Musicians Journalism LIFE

Have an item you would like for us to add? Let us know!

Click Here! E-mail