A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS
December 1, 1953
magazine goes on sale for the first time. The inaugural issue features nude photographs of Marilyn Monroe.
Symphony no.5 by
(54) is performed for the first time, in Royce Hall Auditorium, Los Angeles the composer conducting.
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Today in Music and History: February 18
Fighting begins again in southern Lebanon as Christian militia overrun the town of al Khyam, a staging area for raids into Israel.
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