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List of years in music
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This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ... For other uses, see Music (disambiguation). ... See also: 1900 in music, other events of 1901, 1902 in music and the list of years in music. // Events October 27 - First complete performance of Sergei Rachmaninoffs Piano Concerto No. ... See also: 1901 in music, other events of 1902, 1903 in music and the list of years in music. Events April 30 - Claude Debussys opera Pelléas et Mélisande is premiered at the Opéra-Comique in Paris June 9 - the first complete performance of Gustav Mahlers... See also: 1902 in music, other events of 1903, 1904 in music and the list of years in music. // Events February 11 - Anton Bruckners 9th Symphony premieres in Vienna Enrico Caruso joins cast of New Yorks Metropolitan Opera Company and makes first records for the Victor Talking Machine... See also: 1903 in music, other events of 1904, 1905 in music and the list of years in music. // Events January 13 - Béla Bartóks symphonic poem Kossuth is premiered in Budapest, becoming his first major work to be performed February 17 - Puccinis Madame Butterfly debuts in... See also: 1904 in music, other events of 1905, 1906 in music and the list of years in music. // Events January 26 - Arnold Schoenbergs Pelleas und Melissande is premiered in Vienna January 29 - Gustav Mahlers Kindertotenlieder is premiered in Vienna October 15 - Claude Debussys La Mer is... See also: 1905 in music, other events of 1906, 1907 in music and the list of years in music. // Events May 27 - Gustav Mahlers Symphony No. ... See also: 1906 in music, other events of 1907, 1908 in music and the list of years in music. // Events February 21 - Frederick Deliuss opera A Village Romeo and Juliet is premiered in Berlin General Porfirio Díaz legendarily orders a mariachi band to wear upper-class clothing (a... See also: 1907 in music, other events of 1908, 1909 in music and the list of years in music. // Events January 26 - Sergei Rachmaninoffs Symphony No. ... See also: 1908 in music, other events of 1909, 1910 in music and the list of years in music. // Events November 28 - Sergei Rachmaninoffs Piano Concerto No. ... See also: 1909 in music, other events of 1910, 1911 in music and the list of years in music. // Events March 19 - Béla Bartóks String Quartet No. ... See also: 1911 in music, other events of 1912, 1913 in music and the list of years in music. // Events February 28 - In a concert in Copenhagen, Carl Nielsen conducts the premiere of his (the Sinfonia espansiva) and his Violin Concerto June 26 - Gustav Mahlers Symphony No. ... See also: 1912 in music, other events of 1913, 1914 in music and the list of years in music. // Events April 1 - Manuel de Fallas opera La vida breve is given its world premiere in Nice May 29 - there is a near-riot at the premiere of the Igor... See also: 1913 in music, other events of 1914, 1915 in music and the list of years in music. // Events October 15 - In Rovigo, Beniamino Gigli makes his operatic debut in Amilcare Ponchiellis La Gioconda. ... See also: 1914 in music, other events of 1915, 1916 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Tom Browns band from New Orleans goes to Chicago, Illinois and start advertising themselves as a Jass Band Published popular music Alabama Jubilee w. ... See also: 1915 in music, other events of 1916, 1917 in music and the list of years in music. // Events February 1 - Carl Nielsen conducts the premiere of his Symphony No. ... See also: 1916 in music, other events of 1917, 1918 in music and the list of years in music. // Events May 12 - Béla Bartóks ballet The Wooden Prince is premiered in Budapest First Jazz recordings made by the Original Dixieland Jass Band First African American jazz recordings... See also: 1917 in music, other events of 1918, 1919 in music and the list of years in music. // Events March 3 - Béla Bartóks String Quartet No. ... See also: 1918 in music, other events of 1919, 1920 in music and the list of years in music. // Events July 22 - The Ballets Russes gives the world premiere of Manuel de Fallas ballet El sombrero de tres picos (The Three-Cornered Hat) in London October 27 - Edward Elgar... See also: 1919 in music, other events of 1920, 1921 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Mamie Smiths first blues recordings become a hit, alerting record companies to the African American market. ... See also: 1920 in music, other events of 1921, 1922 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Clarence Williams makes his first recordings Published popular music Aint We Got Fun? w. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... // Development and commercial production of electric lighting Development and commercial production of gasoline-powered automobile by Karl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler and Maybach First commercial production and sales of phonographs and phonograph recordings. ... The 1890s were sometimes referred to as the Mauve Decade, because William Henry Perkins aniline dye allowed the widespread use of that colour in fashion, and also as the Gay Nineties, under the then-current usage of the word gay which referred simply to merriment and frivolity, with no... // Public flight demonstration of an airplane by Alberto Santos-Dumont in Paris, November 12, 1906. ... // The 1910s represent the culmination of European militarism which had its beginnings during the second half of the 19th Century. ... The 1920s is a decade that is sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties, usually applied to America. ... Face The 1930s (years from 1930–1939) were described as an abrupt shift to more radical and conservative lifestyles, as countries were struggling to find a solution to the Great Depression, also known in Europe as the World Depression. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... The 21st century is the present century of the Anno Domini (common) era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... See also: 1910 in art, other events of 1911, 1912 in art, list of years in art, List of art events. ... The year 1911 in archaeology included many events, some of which are listed below. ... See also: 1910 in architecture, other events of 1911, 1912 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1910 in literature, other events of 1911, 1912 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: Other events of 1911 List of years in science . ...

Events

May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... Sir Edward Elgar Sir Edward Elgar, 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO (2 June 1857 â€“ 23 February 1934) was an English Romantic composer. ... The Symphony No. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article cites its sources but does not provide page references. ... Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth) is particularly interesting among Gustav Mahlers symphonic works. ... Munich (German: , pronounced  ; Austro-Bavarian: Minga [1]) is the capital of the German Federal State of Bavaria. ... Bruno Walter (September 15, 1876 – February 17, 1962) was a German-born conductor and composer. ... Scott Joplin (born between June 1867 – January 1868[1]; died April 1, 1917) was an American musician and composer of ragtime music. ... The Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy. ... The cover of the original Treemonisha score. ... Finnish soprano Aino Ackté Aino Ackté (23 July 1876, Helsinki – 8 August 1944, Vihti, original surname Achte) was a Finnish soprano. ... They Always Pick On Me, scanned from 1911 sheet music cover This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ...

Published popular music

Fred Fisher (September 30, 1875 - January 14, 1942) was a United States songwriter. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Alexanders Ragtime Band is the name of a song by Irving Berlin. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... William Austin Dillon wrote I Want a Girl Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad. ... Harry Von Tilzer (July 8, 1872 - January 10, 1946) was a very popular United States songwriter. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Wilber C. Sweatman (Brunswick, Missouri, February 7, 1882 - New York City March 9, 1961) was an African-American ragtime and jazz composer, bandleader, and clarinetist. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... The Floral Dance is a popular English song with a tune based on the traditional music accompanying the annual Cornish Furry Dance. ... George Botsford (February 24, 1874 - February 11, 1949) was an American composer of ragtime and other forms of music. ... Harry Von Tilzer (July 8, 1872 - January 10, 1946) was a very popular United States songwriter. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Ted Snyder (August 15, 1881 - July 16, 1965), was a Jewish-American Hall of Fame lyricist and composer. ... Alfred Bryan (September 15, 1871 _ April 1, 1958) was a United States songwriter. ... Bert Kalmar (16 February 1884 - 18 September 1947) was a popular United States songwriter, born in New York City. ... Ted Snyder (August 15, 1881 - July 16, 1965), was a Jewish-American Hall of Fame lyricist and composer. ... Sorry, I do not know much about him except that he wrote the lyrics for By the light of the silvery moon, set by Gus Edwards Gus_Edwards_(songwriter) and published in 1909. ... Gus Edwards (August 18, 1879 - November 7, 1945) was a songwriter and vaudevillian. ... Fred Fisher (September 30, 1875 - January 14, 1942) was a United States songwriter. ... On Moonlight Bay is a 1951 musical film directed by Roy Del Ruth which tells the story of the Winfield family at the turn of the century. ... Sorry, I do not know much about him except that he wrote the lyrics for By the light of the silvery moon, set by Gus Edwards Gus_Edwards_(songwriter) and published in 1909. ... Percy Wenrich (January 23, 1880 - March 17, 1952) was a United States composer of ragtime and popular music. ... Ted Snyder (August 15, 1881 - July 16, 1965), was a Jewish-American Hall of Fame lyricist and composer. ... Sorry, I do not know much about him except that he wrote the lyrics for By the light of the silvery moon, set by Gus Edwards Gus_Edwards_(songwriter) and published in 1909. ... Percy Wenrich (January 23, 1880 - March 17, 1952) was a United States composer of ragtime and popular music. ... Harry Hiram Williams (August 23, 1879 – May 15, 1922) was an American composer, lyricist, and publisher of popular music from 1903 until his death in 1922. ... Egbert Anson Van Alstyne (born, according to differing sources, March 4 or March 6, 1878; died July 9, 1951) was a United States songwriter and pianist. ... Roger Lewis (born 26 February 1960) is the biographer of Anthony Burgess. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Sorry, I do not know much about him except that he wrote the lyrics for By the light of the silvery moon, set by Gus Edwards Gus_Edwards_(songwriter) and published in 1909. ... Percy Wenrich (January 23, 1880 - March 17, 1952) was a United States composer of ragtime and popular music. ... Sir Harry Lauder, KBE (4 August 1870 - 26 February 1950) was a very famous Scottish entertainer, described by Sir Winston Churchill as Scotlands greatest ever ambassador! // Early Years Born Henry Lauder at 4 Bridge Street Portobello, the residence of his mother’s father, he was the eldest son of... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Vincent Patrick Bryan (June 22, 1878 - April 27, 1937) was a composer and lyricist. ... Ted Snyder (August 15, 1881 - July 16, 1965), was a Jewish-American Hall of Fame lyricist and composer. ... Lew Brown (December 10, 1893 - February 5, 1958) was a lyricist for popular songs in the United States. ... Albert Von Tilzer (March 29, 1878 - October 1, 1956) was an American songwriter, the younger brother of Harry Von Tilzer. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Ted Snyder (August 15, 1881 - July 16, 1965), was a Jewish-American Hall of Fame lyricist and composer. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Harry Von Tilzer (July 8, 1872 - January 10, 1946) was a very popular United States songwriter. ... Ernest Ball (July 22, 1878 - May 3, 1927) was a United States singer and songwriter, most famous for composing When Irish Eyes Are Smiling in 1912. ... Victor August Herbert (February 1, 1859–May 26, 1924) was a popular composer of light opera. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Sir Harry Lauder, KBE (4 August 1870 - 26 February 1950) was a very famous Scottish entertainer, described by Sir Winston Churchill as Scotlands greatest ever ambassador! // Early Years Born Henry Lauder at 4 Bridge Street Portobello, the residence of his mother’s father, he was the eldest son of... Egbert Anson Van Alstyne (born, according to differing sources, March 4 or March 6, 1878; died July 9, 1951) was a United States songwriter and pianist. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Ted Snyder (August 15, 1881 - July 16, 1965), was a Jewish-American Hall of Fame lyricist and composer. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Vincent Patrick Bryan (June 22, 1878 - April 27, 1937) was a composer and lyricist. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ...

Hit Recordings

Nora Bayes Nora Bayes (1880 - 19 June 1928) was a popular United States entertainer of the early 20th century. ... Jack Norworth (5 January 1879 - 1 September 1959) was a U.S. songwriter, singer, and vaudeville performer. ...

Classical music

Joseph Achron (May 13, 1886 – April 29, 1943) was a Lithuanian born composer and violinist. ... Frank Bridge (February 26, 1879 – January 10, 1941) was an English composer. ... George Sainton Kaye Butterworth (July 12, 1885 - August 5, 1916) was a British composer best known for his settings of A. E. Housmans poems. ... Theodor Albert Frederick Fritz Delius CH (January 29, 1862, – June 10, 1934) was a composer born in Bradford in the West Riding of Yorkshire in the north of England. ... Reinhold Moritzovich Glière Reinhold Moritzovich Glière (Russian: , Rejngold Moricevič Glièr) (January 11, 1875 [O.S. 30 December 1874] – June 23, 1956) was a Soviet composer of German descent. ... Gustav Holst Gustav Holst (September 21, 1874 Cheltenham, Gloucestershire - May 25, 1934) [1] [2] was an English composer and was a music teacher for over 20 years. ... Charles Edward Ives (October 20, 1874 – May 19, 1954) was an American composer of classical music. ... Nicolai Karlovich Medtner Nikolai Karlovich Medtner (Николай Карлович Метнер) (January 5, 1880 – November 13, 1951) was a Russian composer and pianist. ... Nikolai Myaskovsky (ru: Николай Мясковский) (April 20, 1881 – August 8, 1950) was a Russian composer. ... Carl Nielsen Carl August Nielsen (June 9, 1865, Sortelung – October 3, 1931, Copenhagen) was a conductor, violinist, and the most internationally known composer from Denmark. ... Schoenberg redirects here. ... Sechs Kleine Klavierstücke, Op. ... Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin (Russian: Александр Николаевич Скрябин, Aleksandr Nikolaevič Skrjabin; sometimes transliterated as Skryabin (6 January 1872 – 27 April 1915) was a Russian modernist composer and pianist. ... Alexander Scriabins Sonata No. ... The seventh piano sonata (Opus 64) written by Scriabin in 1911 is entitled White Mass. The piece is highly chromatic and atonal like Scriabins other late works. ... Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (Russian: Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский, Igor Fëdorovič Stravinskij) (June 17, 1882 – April 6, 1971) was a Russian composer, considered by many in both the West and his native land to be the most influential composer of 20th-century music. ... John Singer Sargent: Ethel Smyth, 1901 Dame Ethel Mary Smyth [1] (April 23, 1858 - May 8, 1944) was an English composer and a leader of the womens suffrage movement. ...

Opera

The Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy. ... Béla Bartók in 1927 Béla Viktor János Bartók (March 25, 1881 – September 26, 1945) was a Hungarian composer, pianist and collector of Eastern European and Middle Eastern folk music. ... Maurice Ravel in 1912. ... Der Rosenkavalier (The Cavalier of the Rose) is a comic opera in three acts by Richard Strauss to an original German libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. ... This article is about the German composer of tone-poems and operas. ... The cover of the original Treemonisha score. ... Scott Joplin (born between June 1867 – January 1868[1]; died April 1, 1917) was an American musician and composer of ragtime music. ...

Musical theater

Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... // West End theatre is a popular term for mainstream professional theatre in London, or sometimes more specifically for shows staged in the large theatres of Londons Theatreland . Along with New Yorks Broadway Theatre, West End theatre is usually considered to represent the highest level of theatre in the... Dalys Theatre was located in Cranbourn Street, off Leicester Square, London. ... May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (141st in leap years). ... This article is about the Globe Theatre of Shakespeare (commonly known as Shakespeares Globe Theatre) and includes information about both the original and its modern reconstruction. ... October 17 is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Lilac Domino is an operetta, first performed at Leipzig on February 3, 1912. ... January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Broadway theatre[1] is the most prestigious form of professional theatre in the U.S., as well as the most well known to the general public and most lucrative for the performers, technicians and others involved in putting on the shows. ... The New Amsterdam Theatre is a playhouse located at 214 West 42nd Street in New York Citys Broadway district. ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... The Quaker Girl is a musical play in three acts by James T. Tanner, with lyrics by Adrian Ross and Percy Greenbank, and music by Lionel Monckton. ... October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

Births

January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Gábor Darvas Gábor Darvas (until 1952 Gábor Steinberger) (January 18, 1911 – February 18, 1985) was a Hungarian composer and musicologist. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Roy David Eldridge (January 30, 1911 – February 6, 1989) was a jazz trumpet player in the Swing era. ... February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jussi Björling The Swedish tenor Jussi Björling  listen?, (5 February 1911–9 September 1960) was one of most highly regarded opera singers of the 20th century. ... In music, a tenor is a male singer with a high voice. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Wesley Rose (born February 11, 1918 - April 26, 1990) was an American music industry executive and record producer. ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (67th in leap years). ... Stefan Kisielewski (1911-1991), nicknames Kisiel, Julia Hołyńska, Teodor Klon, Tomasz Staliński, was a Polish writer, publicist, composer and politician, one of the members of Znak. ... March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in leap years). ... Alan Hovhaness with an Indonesian rebab Alan Hovhaness (March 8, 1911 – June 21, 2000) was an American composer of Armenian and Scottish descent. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (76th in leap years). ... Harper Goff (born March 16, 1911 in Fort Collins, Colorado, died March 3, 1993) was an artist, musician, and actor. ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... Smiley Burnette (March 18, 1911 – February 16, 1967) was an American singer and songwriter who could play as many as 100 different musical instruments as well as a highly successful comedic actor in western-style films. ... April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... Guillermo Portabales (6 April 1911 – 25 October 1970) was a Cuban singer-songwriter and guitarist who popularized that guajira style of Cuban music from the 1930s through the 1960s. ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (129th in leap years). ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Blues is a vocal and instrumental form of music based on the use of the blue notes and a repetitive pattern that typically follows a twelve-bar structure. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (134th in leap years). ... Maxine Sullivan (May 13, 1911 - April 7, 1987) was an American vocalist. ... See also: 1986 in music, other events of 1987, 1988 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music // January 3 - Aretha Franklin becomes the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (139th in leap years). ... Big Joe Turner (born Joseph Vernon Turner Jr. ... May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (141st in leap years). ... The Boswell Sisters on the cover of the reissue album collection Thats How Rhythm Was Born The Boswell Sisters were a close harmony singing group that attained national prominence in the USA in the 1930s. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... Portia May White (June 24, 1911-February 13, 1968), was a singer who achieved international fame because of her voice and stage presence. ... June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 185 days remaining. ... Bernard Herrmann (June 29, 1911 – December 24, 1975) was an Academy Award-winning composer and is today generally regarded as one of the greatest of all film composers. ... For the United States holiday, the Fourth of July, see Independence Day (United States). ... Mitch Miller (born Mitchell William Miller on July 4, 1911 to a Jewish family in Rochester, New York), is remembered as one of the best-selling recording artists of the 1950s and early 60s. ... July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... Gian Carlo Menotti, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1944 Gian Carlo Menotti (born July 7, 1911, Cadegliano-Viconago, Italy) is an Italian-born American composer and librettist. ... July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 176 days remaining. ... July 16 is the 197th day (198th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 168 days remaining. ... Ginger Rogers (July 16, 1911 – April 25, 1995) was an Academy Award-winning American film and stage actress and singer. ... July 26 is the 207th day (208th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 158 days remaining. ... Buddy Clark (26 July 1911 - 1 October 1949) was a popular singer in the 1930s and 1940s. ... July 31 is the 212th day (213th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 153 days remaining. ... George Liberace, elder brother of famed US entertainer Liberace, was born July 31, 1911 in Menasha, Wisconsin. ... Liberace shows off his rings (circa 1980). ... August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an iconic American actor, comedian and star of the landmark sitcom I Love Lucy, a four time Emmy Award winner (awarded 1953, 1956, 1967, 1968) and charter member of the Television Hall of Fame. ... August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... Kay Walsh (born August 27, 1914) is an English actress. ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Floyd Council (September 2, 1911–May 9, 1976) was an American blues musician. ... September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... Bola de Nieve is the nickname for Ignacio Villa (September 11, 1911, Guanabacoa, Havana City, Cuba – October 2, 1971, Mexico City, Mexico), a Cuban author, singer and composer. ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... Gustav Allan Pettersson (September 19, 1911 – June 20, 1980) was a Swedish composer born in Uppland. ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (281st in leap years). ... Vaughn Monroe (October 7, 1911 - May 21, 1973) was a singer, trumpeter and big band leader, most popular in the 1940s and 1950s. ... Shura Cherkassky (October 7, 1909 - December 27, 1995) was a Ukrainian classical pianist known for his brilliant, if sometimes idiosyncratic performances of the romantic repertoire. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... Sonny Terry performing live at Nambassa festival 1981. ... October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... Mahalia Jackson (October 26, 1911[1] – January 27, 1972) was an American gospel singer, widely regarded as the best in the history of the genre. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... Dale Evans & Roy Rogers at the 61st Academy Awards. ... // February 14 - Sharon Stone marries Phil Bronstein. ... December 3 is the 337th (in leap years the 338th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nino Rota (December 3, 1911 – April 10, 1979) was an Italian composer best known for his work on film scores, notably The Godfather series and the films of Federico Fellini. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Spike Jones For the music video and film director, see Spike Jonze. ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... André Claveau (December 17, 1911 - July 14, 2003) was born in Paris and was a very well known singer in France from the 1940s to 1960s. ... December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 6 days remaining in the year. ... Eric Gilder (musicologist) was born on December 25, 1911 and died on June 1, 2000. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (362nd in leap years). ... Anna Claudia Russell-Brown (born 27 December 1911 in London) is an English singer and comedian. ...

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Music - LoveToKnow 1911 (12414 words)
This contrast between music and plastic art may be partly explained by the mental work undergone, during the earliest infancy both of the race and of the individual, in interpreting sensations of space.
Theorist and systematizer of musical notation and solmization.
As principal of the Royal Academy of Music (he succeeded Macfarren in 1888) he revived the former glories of the school, and the excellent plan by which it and the Royal College unite their forces in the examinations of the Associated Board is largely due to his initiative.
1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Music - Wikisource (12321 words)
In music, however, the purely acoustic principles are incomparably fewer and simpler than the optical principles of painting, and their artistic interaction transforms them into something no less remote from the laboratory experiments of acoustic science than from the unorganized sounds of nature.
The earliest musical art-problems were far too difficult for conscious analysis, but by no means always beyond the reach of a lucky hit from an inspired singer; and thus folk-music often shows real beauty where the more systematic music of the time is merely arbitrary.
Moreover, folk-music and the present music of barbarous and civilized non-European races furnish the study of musical origins with material analogous to that gjven by the present manners and customs of different races in the study of social evolution and ancient history.
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