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Encyclopedia > 1915 in music

See also: 1914 in music, other events of 1915, 1916 in music and the list of 'years in music'. 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. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 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 , the Inextinguishable, in Copenhagen June 5 - Steins Dixie Jass Band plays its first gig under its new name, the Original... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...

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Tom Brown, sometimes known by the nickname Red Brown (June 3, 1888 – March 25, 1958), was an early New Orleans jazz trombonist. ... New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ... Chicago, known as the Second City and the Windy City, is the third-largest city in population in the United States, following New York City and Los Angeles. ...

Published popular music

  • "Alabama Jubilee" w.m. Jack Yellen & George L. Cobb
  • "All For You" w. Henry Blossom m. Victor Herbert
  • "Along The Rocky Road To Dublin" w. Joe Young m. Bert Grant
  • "America, I Love You" w. Edgar Leslie m. Archie Gottler
  • "Araby" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Are You From Dixie?" w.m. Jack Yellen & George L. Cobb
  • "Are You The O'Reilly? (Blime Me, O' Reilly, You Are Lookin' Well)" Rooney, Emmett
  • "The Army Of Today's All Right" w.m. Kenneth Lyle & Fred W. Leigh
  • "Auf Wiedersehen" w. Herbert Reynolds m. Sigmund Romberg
  • "Babes In The Wood" w. Schuyler Greene & Jerome Kern m. Jerome Kern
  • "Baby Shoes" w. Joe Goodwin & Ed Rose m. Al Piantadosi
  • "Beatrice Fairfax, Tell Me What To Do" w.m. Grant Clarke, Joseph McCarthy, & James V. Monaco
  • "Blame It On The Blues" Cooke
  • "Canadian Capers" w.m. Gus Chandler, Bert White & Henry Cohan
  • "Close To My Heart" by A.B. Sterling
  • "Dear Old-Fashioned Irish Songs, My Mother Sang To Me" Bryan, Von Tilzer
  • "Don't Bite The Hand That Feeds You" w. Thomas Hoier m. James Morgan
  • "Down In Bom-Bombay" w. Ballard MacDonald m. Harry Carroll
  • "Everything In America Is Ragtime" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Fascination" w.m. Harold Atteridge & Sigmund Romberg
  • "Gasoline Gus And His Jitney Bus" Gay, Brown
  • "Georgia Grind" w.m. Spencer Williams
  • "The Girl On The Magazine Cover" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Hello Frisco!" w. Gene Buck m. Louis A. Hirsch
  • "Hello Hawaii, How Are You?" w. Bert Kalmar & Edgar Leslie m. Jean Schwartz
  • "The Hesitating Blues" w.m. W. C. Handy
  • "I Can Beat You Doing What You're Doing Me" w.m. Clarence Williams & Armand J. Piron
  • "I Didn't Raise My Boy To Be A Soldier" w. Alfred Bryan m. Al Piantadosi
  • "I Love A Piano" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "I Wish I Was An Island In An Ocean Of Girls" w. Henry Blossom m. Victor Herbert
  • "I'd Rather Be A Lamp-Post On Old Broadway" Benjamin Hapgood Burt
  • "If I Can't Sing The Words, You Must Whistle The Tune" Hermann Darewski
  • "If We Can't Be The Same Old Sweethearts" w. Joe McCarthy m. James V. Monaco
  • "I'm Simply Crazy Over You" w. William Jerome & E. Ray Goetz m. Jean Schwartz
  • "In A Monastery Garden" m. Albert William Ketèlbey
  • "Ireland Is Ireland To Me" w. Fiske O'Hara & J. Keirn Brennan m. Ernest R. Ball
  • "It's Tulip Time In Holland" w. Dave Radford m. Richard A. Whiting
  • "I've Been Floating Down The Old Green River" w. Bert Kalmar m. Joe Cooper
  • "I've Gotta Go Back To Texas" Irving Berlin
  • "Just Try To Picture Me (Back Home In Tennessee)" w. William Jerome m. Walter Donaldson
  • "The Ladder Of Roses" w. R. H. Burnside m. Raymond Hubbell
  • "The Little House Upon The Hill" w. Ballard MacDonald & Joe Goodwin m. Harry Puck
  • "Love Is The Best Of All" w. Henry Blossom m. Victor Herbert
  • "Love, Here Is My Heart" w. Adrian Ross m. Lãu Silésu
  • "The Magic Melody" w. Schuyler Greene m. Jerome Kern
  • "Memories" w. Gustave Kahn m. Egbert Van Alstyne
  • "Molly Dear It's You I'm After" w. Frank Wood m. Henry E. Pether
  • "M-O-T-H-E-R" w. Howard Johnson m. Theodore F. Morse
  • "My Little Girl" w. Sam M. Lewis & William Dillon m. Albert Von Tilzer
  • "My Mother's Rosary" w. Sam M. Lewis m. George W. Meyer
  • "My Sweet Adair" w.m. L. Wolfe Gilbert & Anatole Friedland
  • "Neapolitan Love Song" w. Henry Blossom Jr m. Victor Herbert
  • "Nola" m.Felix Arndt
  • "Norway" by Joe McCarthy
  • "On The Beach At Waikiki" w. G. H. Stover m. Henry Kailimai
  • "Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag" w. George Asaf m. Felix Powell
  • "Paper Doll" w.m. Johnny S. Black
  • "The Perfect Song" w. Clarence Lucas m. Joseph Carl Breil
  • "Please Keep Out Of My Dreams" w.m. Elsa Maxwell
  • "Ragging The Scale" w. Dave Ringle m. Edward B. Claypole
  • "Ragtime Pipe of Pan" w. Harold J. Atteridge m. Sigmund Romberg from the revue A World of Pleasure
  • "Railroad Jim" by Nat H. Vincent
  • "She's The Daughter Of Mother Machree" w. Jeff T. Branen m. Ernest R. Ball
  • "Siam" w. Howard Johnson m. Fred Fisher
  • "So Long Letty" by Earl Carroll
  • "Some Little Bug Is Going To Find You" w. Benjamin Hapgood Burt & Roy Atwell m. Silvio Hein
  • "Some Sort Of Somebody" w. Elsie Janis m. Jerome Kern
  • "Song Of The Islands" w.m. Charles E. King
  • "That Hula Hula" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "There Must Be Little Cupids In The Briny" Jack Foley
  • "There's A Broken Heart For Every Light On Broadway" w. Howard Johnson m. Fred Fisher
  • "There's A Little Lane Without A Turning On The Way To Home Sweet Home" w. Sam M. Lewis m. George W. Meyer
  • "Underneath The Stars" w. Fleta Jan Brown m. Herbert Spencer
  • "We'll Have A Jubilee In My Old Kentucky Home" w. Coleman Goetz m. Walter Donaldson
  • "When I Get Back To The USA" w.m Irving Berlin
  • "When I Leave The World Behind" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "When Old Bill Bailey Plays The Ukulele" w.m. Charles McCarron & Nat Vincent
  • "When You're In Love With Someone" w.m. Grant Clarke & Al Piantadosi
  • "Which Switch Is The Switch, Miss, For Ipswich?" David, Barnett & Darewski
  • "You Can't Mend A Broken Heart" by Shelton Brooks
  • "You Know And I Know" w. Schuyler Greene m. Jerome Kern
  • "You'll Always Be The Same Sweet Girl" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry Von Tilzer

I Can Beat You Doing What Youre Doing Me by Clarence Williams and Armand J. Piron, scanned from 1915 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. ... Jack Yellen (Jacek JeleÅ„) (July 6, 1892 - April 17, 1991) was a Polish-Jewish born American lyricist. ... Victor August Herbert (February 1, 1859–May 26, 1924) was a popular composer of light opera. ... Joe Young (born July 4, 1889 in New York City, died April 21, 1939 New York City) was a songwriter from the 1920s. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Sigmund Romberg (July 29, 1887 - November 9, 1951) was a composer best known for his operettas. ... Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American popular composer. ... Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American popular composer. ... Joseph McCarthy was an American songwriter and composer who worked on a number of Hollywood productions spanning a period of 50 years from 1926 to 1976. ... James Vincent Monaco (January 13, 1885 - October 16, 1945) was an Italian-born US composer of popular music. ... Sigmund Romberg (July 29, 1887 - November 9, 1951) was a composer best known for his operettas. ... Spencer Williams (October 14, 1889 - July 14, 1965) was a USA jazz and popular music composer, pianist, and singer. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Bert Kalmar (16 February 1884 - 18 September 1947) was a popular United States songwriter, born in New York City. ... Jean Schwartz (November 4, 1878 - November 30, 1956) was a songwriter. ... W.C. Handy photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1941 William Christopher Handy (November 16, 1873–March 28, 1958) was a African American blues composer and musician, often known as the Father of the Blues. ... Clarence Williams ( November 8, 1893 - November 6, 1965) was a Jazz pianist, composer, promoter, vocalist, and publisher. ... Armand John A.J. Piron (August 16, 1888 _ February 17, 1943) was a United States jazz violinist and band leader. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Victor August Herbert (February 1, 1859–May 26, 1924) was a popular composer of light opera. ... James Vincent Monaco (January 13, 1885 - October 16, 1945) was an Italian-born US composer of popular music. ... William Jerome (1865 - 1932) was a United States songwriter. ... Jean Schwartz (November 4, 1878 - November 30, 1956) was a songwriter. ... Albert William Ketèlbey (9 August 1875 - 26 November 1959) was a composer and musician from Aston, Birmingham, England, born to George Ketelbey [sic - no accent], an engraver, and Sarah Aston. ... Richard A. Whiting (November 12, 1891-February 10, 1938) was a writer of popular songs. ... Bert Kalmar (16 February 1884 - 18 September 1947) was a popular United States songwriter, born in New York City. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... William Jerome (1865 - 1932) was a United States songwriter. ... Walter Donaldson (February 15, 1893 - July 15, 1947) was a prolific United States popular songwriter, producing many hit songs of the 1910s and 1920s. ... Victor August Herbert (February 1, 1859–May 26, 1924) was a popular composer of light opera. ... Arthur Reed Ropes (December 23, 1859 – September 10, 1933) was better known under the psuedonym Adrian Ross a lyricist of British musical comedies in the late 19th and early 20th century. ... Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American popular composer. ... Gustave Kahn (December 21, 1859 - September 5, 1936) was a French Symbolist poet and art critic. ... 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. ... Howard Johnson (June 2, 1887-May 1, 1941) was a song lyricist. ... Theodore F. Morse (April 13, 1873 - May 25, 1924 was an American composer of popular songs. ... Albert Von Tilzer (March 29, 1878 - October 1, 1956) was an American songwriter, the younger brother of Harry Von Tilzer. ... Louis Wolfe Gilbert (August 31, 1886–July 12, 1970) was a Russian-born American songwriter. ... Victor August Herbert (February 1, 1859–May 26, 1924) was a popular composer of light opera. ... Felix Arndt (May 20, 1889-October 16, 1918) was a United States pianist and composer of popular music. ... Clarence Lucas (1866 - 1947) was a Canadian composer, lyricist, conductor and music professor. ... Elsa Maxwell Elsa Maxwell (May 24, 1883-November 1, 1963) was an American socialite, songwriter, radio host, and gossip columnist. ... Sigmund Romberg (July 29, 1887 - November 9, 1951) was a composer best known for his operettas. ... A revue is a type of theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches that satirize contemporary figures, news, or literature. ... Howard Johnson (June 2, 1887-May 1, 1941) was a song lyricist. ... Fred Fisher (September 30, 1875 - January 14, 1942) was a United States songwriter. ... Musical comedy star Elsie Janis (1889-1956). ... Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American popular composer. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Howard Johnson (June 2, 1887-May 1, 1941) was a song lyricist. ... Fred Fisher (September 30, 1875 - January 14, 1942) was a United States songwriter. ... Walter Donaldson (February 15, 1893 - July 15, 1947) was a prolific United States popular songwriter, producing many hit songs of the 1910s and 1920s. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, Belarus), 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), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Shelton Brooks Shelton Brooks (May 4, 1886 - September 6, 1975) was a popular music composer who wrote some of the biggest hits of the first third of the 20th century. ... Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American popular composer. ... Andrew B. Sterling, born on August 26, 1874 in New York City was a U.S. lyricist. ... Harry Von Tilzer (July 8, 1872 - January 10, 1946) was a very popular United States songwriter. ...

Hit recordings

Alma Gluck (1884-1938) was a soprano. ... John McCormack John McCormack (14 June 1884 - 16 September 1945), was a world-famous Irish-American tenor in the fields of opera and popular music, and renowned for his flawless diction and superb breath control. ... Morton Harvey (1886 1961) was an American vaudeville performer and singer who had a moderately successful recording career during the 1910s. ...

Classical music

Claude Debussy Achille-Claude Debussy (August 22, 1862 – March 25, 1918) was a composer of European classical music. ... Federico Mompou (April 16, 1893–June 30, 1987) was a Catalan composer. ...

Opera

Umberto Giordano (August 28, 1867 - November 12, 1948) was a composer, mainly of opera. ... Scott Joplin (ca. ...

Musical theater

Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Notable theatres called the Palace Theatre include: Palace Theatre, London Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea, EssexA real play house with Edwardian splendour. ... September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years). ... Note on spelling: While most Americans use er (as per American spelling conventions), the majority of venues, performers and trade groups for live theatre use re. ... The Winter Garden Theatre is located at Broadway and 50th Street in New York City. ... February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... West End is the name of some places in the world, including: The West End of London, England West End Theatre, is where many of Londons major theatres are located and premier cinema screenings take place. ... The Royal Comedy Theatre, as it was then known, opened in Londons West End on October 15, 1881. ... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... Note on spelling: While most Americans use er (as per American spelling conventions), the majority of venues, performers and trade groups for live theatre use re. ... A revue is a type of theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches that satirize contemporary figures, news, or literature. ... The Winter Garden Theatre is located at Broadway and 50th Street in New York City. ... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in Leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Ziegfeld Follies were a series of elaborate theatrical productions on Broadway in New York City from 1907 through 1931. ... A revue is a type of theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches that satirize contemporary figures, news, or literature. ...

Births

January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jack Brymer (27 January 1915 - 15 September 2003), born in South Shields, was a British clarinetist. ... January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dorothy Dell (January 30, 1915 – June 8, 1934) was an American film actress. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in Leap years). ... Sir Charles Groves (March 10, 1915 - June 20, 1992), was a British conductor. ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in Leap years). ... Sister Rosetta Tharpe (March 20, 1915 - October 9, 1973) was a gospel artist who attained great popularity in the 1930s and 1940s with a unique mixture of Holiness vocals and jazzy guitar accompaniment. ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in Leap years). ... Sviatoslav Teofilovich Richter (Святосла́в Теофи́лович Ри́хтер) (March 20, 1915 – August 1, 1997) was a Soviet pianist of German extraction. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... A young Muddy Waters McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1915–April 30, 1983), better known as Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician and is generally considered the father of Chicago blues. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Billie Holiday For the Canadian broadcaster, see Billie Holiday (broadcaster). ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... Theodore Roosevelt Hound Dog Taylor (April 12, 1915 - December 17, 1975) was an American blues guitarist and singer. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... The Mills Brothers were a major African-American jazz and pop vocal group of the 20th century producing more than 2,000 recordings that sold more than 50 million copies and garnered at least three dozen gold records. ... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... Alice Faye from her official website, http://www. ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... Bart Howard (1915—February 21, 2004) was the composer and writer of the famous jazz standard Fly Me To The Moon, which was performed by (among others) Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and Astrud Gilberto. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Les Paul (born June 9, 1915) is best known as a guitarist, and as one of the most important figures in the development of modern electric instruments and recording techniques. ... An electric guitar is a type of guitar with a solid or semi-solid body that utilizes electronic pickups to convert the vibration of the steel-cored strings into electrical voltage. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... The Lane Sisters were four siblings who achieved success during the 1930s as a singing act, with their popularity leading to a series of successful films. ... June 17 is the 168th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (169th in leap years), with 197 days remaining. ... David Akeman (June 17, 1915 - November 11, 1973) was an American country music banjo player and comedy musician best known for his role on the hit television show, Hee Haw. ... (Some entries on this page have been duplicated on August 1. ... David Honeyboy Edwards was born in Shaw, Mississippi on June 28, 1915. ... July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 175 days remaining. ... David Leo Diamond David Leo Diamond (July 9, 1915 – June 13, 2005) was an American composer of classical music. ... July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... Frankie Yankovic (July 15, 1915 - October 14, 1998) was a polka musician of Slovenian origin from Cleveland, Ohio. ... July 31 is the 212th day (213th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 153 days remaining, as the final day of July. ... George Forrest (born Brooklyn, New York, July 31, 1915) is an American writer of musical theatre best known for the show Kismet, adapted from the works of Alexander Borodin. ... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dame Moura Lympany (August 18, 1915 - March 28, 2005) was a British concert pianist. ... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... Wynonie Mr. ... August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... Humphrey Searle (August 26, 1915 - May 12, 1982) was a British composer. ... September 3 is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years). ... Memphis Slim (1915 in Memphis, Tennessee-1988 Paris, France) was a blues pianist and singer. ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... Billy Daniels Billy Daniels (September 12, 1915 - October 7, 1988) was a big band vocalist and an actor, performing in musicals, films, and television. ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... Julius Baker (September 23, 1915 - August 8, 2003) was one of the foremost American orchestral flute players. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... Harry Sweets Edison (October 10, 1915 - July 27, 1999), was born in Columbus, Ohio. ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in Leap years). ... Nellie Lutcher (born October 15, 1915) was an African-American jazz singer and pianist who achieved some prominence in the late 1940s and early 1950s. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... Tito Gobbi (October 24, 1913 – March 5, 1984) was an Italian baritone. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is considered by many to have been the finest male vocalist of all time. ... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Édith Piaf Édith Piaf (December 19, 1915–October 11, 1963) was one of Frances most loved singers and a national icon. ... December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 6 days remaining. ... Pete Rugolo (born December 25, 1915) is an Italian-born composer and arranger. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... Walter Brownie McGhee (November 30, 1915 - February 16, 1996) was a folk-blues singer and guitarist, best known for his collaborations with the harmonica player Sonny Terry. ... Ewan MacColl (January 25, 1915 - October 22, 1989) was an English folk singer, songwriter, socialist, actor, poet, playwright, and record producer. ...

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