This is Music History Today for September 30. On this date:
* In 1791, Mozart premiered the opera Magic Flute.
* In 1992, Garth Brooks was the big winner at the Country Music Association awards.
* In 1967, the BBC started Radio 1; its first pop music station.
* In 1982, Bruce Springsteen released his Nebraska album.
* In 1935, the musical Porgy & Bess premiered in Boston.
Born on this date:
* jazz drummer Buddy Rich
* rapper T-Pain
* Trey Anastasio of Phish
* Reb Beach of Winger
* country singer Marty Stuart
* Marc Bolan of T-Rex
* singer Frankie Lymon
* Marilyn McCoo of the 5th Dimension
* Sylvia Peterson of the Chiffons
* Frank Zincavage of Romeo Void
* singer Patrice Rushen
* Robby Takac of the Goo Goo Dolls
* Dewey Martin of Buffalo Springfield