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1963: March on Washington - Music Performances

1963: March on Washington

The March on Washington, August 28, 1963 occurred right on the cusp between the first and second turnings, with the assassination of President Kennedy in November of that year. The Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act passed shortly thereafter, in 1964 and 1965 respectively.

1969: Conrad Schnitzler and the new German pop scene

Conrad Schnitzler was a trained artist not a musician. The German music scene in the 1960s was following the British pop scene and Schnitzler wanted to diverge and create a uniquely German style that did away with cloying melodies.

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1976: Robert Wilson/Philip Glass, Einstein On The Beach

The first time in the history of opera where the opera was composed around the stage sets.

1971: Harry Nilsson - Nilsson Schmilsson