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is born in Berlin, Germany, Europe, he will become a successful composer of popular songs, especially in collaboration with lyric writer Alan Jay Lerner
. Their long-running Broadway
musicals My Fair Lady and Camelot, will both be made into successful films.
's opera Johnny Strikes Up The Band
[Jonny Spielt Auf] has its premiere at The Stadttheater, Leipzig, Germany, Europe. It will outrage
Germany's emerging Nazi right wing because the central character, Johnny, is an American negro jazz fiddler who emerges as the winner in a combat between traditional and modern music.
is born in London, UK. As a pioneer of electronic music, he will found and head Electronic Music Studios [EMS] whose VCS and Synthi A synthesisers will be used by musicians including Pink Floyd
, David Bowie
and White Noise.
Ralph Christian Mobius is born in Berlin, Germany. He will find fame as Rio Reiser, leader of the influential Ton Stein Scherben
, one of the first rock bands to sing in the German language.
, His Orchestra and The Raelets play at The Sportpalast, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
and songwriter Sammy Cahn
fly from Berlin, Germany, Europe, to Hamburg, where Anka records a tv show before flying back to Berlin. In Berlin, Cahn and Anka start work on a humourous song, All I Want Is A Seat (To See The Beatles
), which Anka will introduce during an upcoming live show at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City, USA.
overdubs German language vocals onto the songs Kleine Rosemarie and Besser So Jenny-Jo in Columbia Recording Studio A, 799 7th Avenue, New York City, USA.
single, Help!, is released in Germany, Europe, on Odeon Records.
When The Rolling Stones
play at the Ernst Merckhalle, Hamburg, Germany, Europe, two thousand fans go on a rampage.
Johnny Tillotson is undertaking a tour of American Military bases in Germany, Europe.
On the Never Say Die! tour, Black Sabbath
are scheduled to play at The Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA, supported by Van Halen
. Unfortunately, Sabbath vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
fails to turn up forcing the show to be cancelled, resulting in an audience riot. It transpires that the exhausted Osbourne had fallen asleep in the wrong hotel room and slept the clock round, waking up at 6.00am the next morning.
play in the Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany, Europe. Guest musicians Al Anderson (electric guitar) and Tyrone Downie (keyboards), who play on this gig, were both members
of Bob Marley
And The Wailers, who played at Westfalenhalle one day later.
begin a European tour in support of the album English Settlement, at The Markthalle, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
On his Nude Tour Prince
plays the first of two nights at Alsterdorfer Sporthalle, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
play at Musikzirkus Blue Moon, Oberhausen, Germany, Europe.
play at The Oracle Arena, Oakland, California, USA.
, keyboardist and founding member of The Doors
, dies aged 74
, at The RoMed Clinic in Rosenheim, Germany, Europe, after a lengthy battle with bile duct cancer.
The two-day long Berlin Festival 2013 ends at Flughafen Tempelhof, Berlin, Germany, Europe. Artists appearing over the two days of the event include Ellie Goulding
, Justice, Bj
release their fifth album, 48:13
, on Sony Music in Germany, Europe.
release their new single, Animals
, on Universal in Germany, Europe, as a digital download.
release their fifth album, V
worldwide (except for Germany, New Zealand and the USA).
plays at The Porsche Arena, Stuttgart, Germany, Europe.
Sir Elton John
plays at Leipziger Messe, Halle:Eins, Leipzig, Germany, Europe.
play at Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Germany, Europe.
On their 3-D Concerts tour, Kraftwerk
play at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
On their 100-date Global Spirit
Tour, Depeche Mode
headline the third night of The NOS Alive Festival, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe. Also on the bill are Imagine Dragons
, Fleet Foxes, Kodaline, Cage The Elephant and others.
is among the artists performing at The Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.