Musical History Of 1943
1943 in music
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1943.
Frank Sinatra appears at The Paramount causing a mob of hysterical bobby-soxers to flood Times Square and blocking midtown New York City traffic for hours
Sinatra becomes a featured singer on the popular Your Hit Parade radio program, and the co-star of the series Broadway Bandbox. By fall, he has left Bandbox to star in his own series Songs By Sinatra.
January 23 – Duke Ellington’s orchestra performs for the first time at New York’s Carnegie Hall. During the concert, which raises money for war relief, Ellington premieres his most famous and revered extended composition, Black, Brown, and Beige.
June 17 – Perry Como signs with RCA
November 14 – Leonard B...