Music History for

November 16


1766 - Composer Rodolphe Kreutzer was born.

1895 - Composer Paul Hindemith was born.

1959 - The musical "The Sound of Music" opened on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

1973 - David Bowie appeared in his first TV special, "1980 Floor Show," broadcast on NBC's "Midnight Special."

1974 - Stevie Wonder's "Boogie On Reggae Woman" was released.

1988 - Stan Love, former Beach Boys manager and the brother of lead singer Mike Love, was sentenced to 5 years probation for embezzling more than $300,000 from the band.

1988 - The album "Smashes, Thrashes & Hits" was released by KISS.

1998 - Roland Alphonso (Skatalites) went into a coma after suffering a seizure on November 2 while onstage at the Key club in West Hollywood, CA.

1998 - It was announced that Spice Girl Emma Bunting "Baby Spice" would appear in a new musical version of "The Sleeping Beauty" for the BBC.

1998 - Kmart launched an online music store, Music Favorites.