This Day in Music History

3 Nov 1993

todayNovember 3, 2022

Background

Russian inventor Leon Theremin died. Most famous for his invention of the theremin, one of the first electronic musical instruments. He first performed the theremin with the New York Philharmonic in 1928.

Written by: Webmaster0

Previous post

Historical Facts

2 Nov 1960

"Lady Chatterley’s Lover" obscenity trial ends On November 2, 1960, a landmark obscenity case over Lady Chatterley’s Lover, by D.H. Lawrence, ends in the acquittal of Penguin Books. The publisher had been sued for obscenity in publishing an unexpurgated version of Lawrence’s novel, which deals with the affair between the wife of a wealthy, paralyzed landowner and his estate’s gamekeeper. The book had been published in a limited English-language edition […]

todayNovember 2, 2022

0%