Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1911: The Richard Strauss opera “Der Rosenkavalier” premiered in Dresden, Germany.
1970: Australia’s first rock festival, the Ourimbah Rock Festival was attended by 11,000 people over the weekend.
1974: The Doobie Brothers opened their first European tour in London.
1977: Patti Smith fell off the stage and was rushed to the hospital for 22 stitches to her head. She temporarily retired from stage performing.
1979: The ‘Gizmo’ guitar synthesizer was first demonstrated.
1995: Joni Mitchell made a rare concert appearance at the Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum theater in Los Angeles. She was promoting material from “Turbulent Indigo,” her newest album.
1999: The National Transportation Safety Board concluded that John Denver died in a 1997 airplane crash because he took off with too little fuel in one tank, had trouble switching to his backup tank and inadvertently put his plane into a roll while his attention was diverted.
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