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Encyclopedia > 1917 in music

See also: 1916 in music, other events of 1917, 1918 in music and the list of 'years in music'. 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... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... 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. ... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...

Contents

Original Dixieland Jass Band photo Taken from original 1918 promotional postcard while the band was playing at Reisenwebers Cafe in New York City. ...


Events

May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... Béla Viktor János Bartók (March 25, 1881 – September 26, 1945) was a composer, pianist and collector of East European folk music. ... The Waltz of the Snowflakes from Tchaikovskys The Nutcracker Ballet is the name given to a specific dance form and technique. ... Budapest seen from north. ... Jazz master Louis Armstrong remains one of the most loved and best known of all jazz musicians. ... Shown are (left to right) Tony Sbarbaro (aka Tony Spargo) on drums; Edwin Daddy Edwards on trombone; D. James Nick LaRocca on cornet; Larry Shields on clarinet, and Henry Ragas on piano. ... African Americans, also known as Afro-Americans or black Americans, are an ethnic group in the United States of America whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Sub-Saharan and West Africa. ... Wilbur C. Sweatman (Brunswick, Missouri, February 7, 1882 - New York City March 9, 1961) was an African-American ragtime and jazz composer, bandleader, and clarinetist. ...

Band(s)

1917, a [[Death Metal]|Death]/Thrash Metal band from Argentina This band was formed in Lima/Zarate, Argentina, in the middles of 1994 by Alejandro (guitar and vocals), Pansa (bass), Fernando (drums) and Marcos (vocals). ... Thrash metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music. ...


Published popular music

  • "All The World Will Be Jealous Of Me" w. Al Dubin m. Ernest R. Ball
  • "Any Time Is Kissing Time" w. Oscar Asche m. Frederic Norton
  • "Are You From Heaven?" w.m. L. Wolfe Gilbert & Anatol Friedland
  • "A Bachelor Gay" w. (F.) Clifford Harris & (Arthur) Valentine m. James W. Tate
  • "Barnyard Blues" w.m. Edwin B. Edwards, Nick La Rocca, Tony Spargo & Larry Shields
  • "The Bells Of St Mary's" w. Douglas Furber m. A. Emmett Adams
  • "The Bombo-Shay" by Henry Creamer
  • "Bring Back My Daddy To Me" w. William Tracey & Howard Johnson
  • "Bring Me A Rose" w.m. Charles Shisler
  • "Cheer Up, Liza" John L. Golden, Raymond Hubbell
  • "Cleopatra Had A Jazz Band" w. Jack Coogan m. Jimmy Morgan
  • "Come To The Fair" w. Helen Taylor m. Easthope Martin
  • "The Darktown Strutters' Ball" w.m. Shelton Brooks
  • "Dixie Jass Band One-Step" Original Dixieland Jass Band
  • "Down In The Valley" trad US
  • "Eileen (Alanna Asthore)" w. Henry Blossom m. Victor Herbert
  • "For Me And My Gal" w. Edgar Leslie & E. Ray Goetz m. George W. Meyer
  • "For Your Country And My Country" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Give A Man A Horse He Can Ride" w. James Thomson m. Geoffrey O'Hara
  • "Give Me The Moonlight, Give Me The Girl" w. Lew Brown m. Albert Von Tilzer
  • "Going Up" w. Otto Harbach m. Louis A. Hirsch
  • "Good Luck And God Be With You, Laddie Boy" w. Will D. Cobb m. Gus Edwards
  • "Goodbye Broadway, Hello France" w. C. Francis Reisner & Benny Davis m. Billy Baskette
  • "Goodbye Ma! Goodbye Pa! Goodbye Mule!" w. William Herschell m. Barclay Walker
  • "Good-bye-ee" w.m. R. P. Weston & Bert Lee
  • "Hail! Hail! The Gang's All Here" w. D. A. Esrom m. Theodore F. Morse & Arthur Sullivan
  • "Have A Heart" w. P. G. Wodehouse m. Jerome Kern
  • "Hawaiian Butterfly" w. George A. Little m. Billy Baskette & Joseph H. Santley
  • "Homing" w. Arthur L. Salmon m. Teresa del Riego
  • "How Can I Forget When There's So Much To Remember" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Huckleberry Finn" by Cliff Hess
  • "I Don't Know Where I'm Going But I'm On My Way" w.m. George Fairman
  • "I Don't Want To Get Well" w. Howard Johnson & Harry Pease m. Harry Jentes
  • "I May Be Gone For A Long, Long Time" w. Lew Brown m. Albert Von Tilzer
  • "I'd Love To Be A Monkey In The Zoo" w. Bert Hanlon m. Willie White
  • "I'll Take You Back To Italy" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "I'm All Bound Round With The Mason-Dixon Line" w. Sam M. Lewis & Joe Young m. Jean Schwartz
  • "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows" w. Joseph McCarthy m. Harry Carroll
  • "If I Find The Guy Who Wrote "Poor Butterfly" " w. William Jerome m. Arthur Green
  • "Indiana" w. Ballard MacDonald m. James F. Hanley
  • "Indianola" m. Henry R. Stern & Domenico Savino
  • "Joan Of Arc They Are Calling You" w. Alfred Bryan & Willie Weston m. Jack Wells
  • "Johnson Rag" m. Guy H. Hall & Henry Kleinhauf
  • "Just A Baby's Prayer At Twilight" w. Sam M. Lewis & Joe Young m. M. K. Jerome
  • "Leave It To Jane" w. P. G. Wodehouse m. Jerome Kern
  • "Let's All Be Americans Now" w.m. Irving Berlin, Edgar Leslie & George W. Meyer
  • "Lily Of The Valley" w. L. Wolfe Gilbert m. Anatole Friedland
  • "Little Mother Of Mine" w. Walter H. Brown m. Harry T. Burleigh
  • "Little Sir Echo" w. Laura R. Smith m. J. S. Fearis
The first "jass" tune to be recorded. Click image for more information.
The first "jass" tune to be recorded. Click image for more information.
  • "Livery Stable Blues" Alcide Nunez & Ray Lopez
  • "Lorraine My Beautiful Alsace Lorraine" w. Alfred Bryan m. Fred Fisher
  • "Love Will Find A Way" w. Harry Graham m. Harold Fraser-Simson
  • "Mad'moiselle From Armentieres" w.m. anon
  • "McNamara's Band" w. John J. Stamford m. Shamus O'Connor
  • "The Modern Maiden's Prayer" w. Ballard MacDonald m. James F. Hanley
  • "My Sunshine Jane" by Keirn Brennan
  • "My Sweetie" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "'N' Everything" w.m. Al Jolson, B. G. DeSylva & Gus Kahn
  • "Napoleon" w. P.G. Wodehouse m. Jerome Kern
  • "Nesting Time In Flatbush" w. P. G. Wodehouse m. Jerome Kern
  • "Oh It's A Lovely War" w.m. Maurice Scott
  • "Oh Johnny Oh Johnny Oh" w. Ed Rose m. Abe Olman
  • "Ole Miss Rag" w.m. W. C. Handy
  • "On The Road To Home Sweet Home" w. Gus Kahn m. Egbert van Alstyne
  • "Ostrich Walk" m. Edwin B. Edwards, Nick LaRocca, Tony Spargo & Larry Shields
  • "Out Where The West Begins" w. Arthur Chapman m. Estelle Philleo
  • "Over There" w.m. George M. Cohan
  • "Paddy McGinty's Goat" w.m. R.P. Weston, Bert Lee & The Two Bobs
  • "A Paradise For Two" w. Clifford Harris & Valentine m. James W. Tate
  • "Regretful Blues" w. Grant Clarke m. Cliff Hess
  • "The Road To Paradise" w. Rida Johnson Young m. Sigmund Romberg from the musical Maytime
  • "Rockaway" by Howard Johnson
  • "Rolled Into One" w. P. G. Wodehouse m. Jerome Kern
  • "Rose Room" w. Harry Williams m. Art Hickman
  • "Sailin' Away On The Henry Clay" w. Gus Kahn m. Egbert Van Alstyne
  • "Say A Prayer For The Boys Out There" w. Bernie Grossman m. Alex Marr
  • "Send Me Away With A Smile" w.m. Louis Weslyn & Al Piantadosi
  • "Shave 'em Dry" m. Sam Wishnuff
  • "Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble" m. Spencer Williams
  • "Sing Me Love's Lullaby" w. Dorothy Terris m. Theodore F. Morse
  • "The Siren's Song" w. P. G. Wodehouse m. Jerome Kern
  • "Six Times Six Is Thirty-Six" w. Bert Hamlon m. William White
  • "Slippery Hank" F. H. Losey
  • "Smile And Show Your Dimple" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Smiles" w. J. Will Callahan m. Lee S. Roberts
  • "Some Sunday Morning" w. Gus Kahn & Raymond Egan m. Richard A. Whiting
  • "Somewhere In France" Ivey
  • "Somewhere In France (Is The Lily)" Howard
  • "Southern Gals" Yellen, Gumble
  • "The Story Book Ball" w.m. Billie Montgomery & George Perry
  • "Sweet Emalina My Gal" w.m. Henry Creamer & Turner Layton
  • "That's The Kind Of Baby For Me" w.m. Jack Egan & Alfred Harrison
  • "There Are Fairies At The Bottom Of Our Garden" w.m. Liza Lehmann
  • "There's A Lump Of Sugar Down In Dixie" w. Alfred Bryan & Jack Yellen m. Albert Gumble
  • "There's Something Nice About The South" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "They Go Wild Simply Wild Over Me" w. Joseph McCarthy m. Fred Fisher
  • "Thine Alone" w. Henry Blossom m. Victor Herbert
  • "The Tickle Toe" w. Otto Harbach m. Louis Hirsch
  • "Tiger Rag" w. Harry De Costa m. Edwin B. Edwards, Nick La Rocca, Tony Spargo & Larry Shields
  • "Till The Clouds Roll By" w. P. G. Wodehouse, Guy Bolton & Jerome Kern m. Jerome Kern
  • "Ugly Chile" w.m. Clarence Williams
  • "The Waggle O' The Kilt" w.m. Harry Lauder
  • "Wait Till The Cows Come Home" w. Anne Caldwell m. Ivan Caryll
  • "When The Boys Come Home" w. John Hay m. Oley Speaks
  • "When Yankee Doodle Learns To Parlez Vous Francais" w. Will Hart m. Ed G. Nelson
  • "Where Do We Go From Here?" w. Howard Johnson m. Percy Wenrich
  • "Where The Morning Glories Grow" w. Gus Kahn & Richard Egan m. Richard A. Whiting
  • "Why Am I Always The Bridesmaid?" w.m. Fred Leigh, Charles Collins & Lily Morris
  • "Will You Remember?" w. Rida Johnson Young m. Sigmund Romberg
  • "Wonder Eyes" m. Percy E. Fletcher
  • "Yah-De-Dah" M. B. Kaufman
  • "You Brought Ireland Right Over To Me" w. J. Keirn Brennan m. Ernest R. Ball
  • "You Never Knew About Me" w. P. G. Wodehouse m. Jerome Kern

Al Dubin (June 10, 1891 - February 11, 1945) was a Swiss-born lyricist. ... Oscar Asche was the producer of Kismet and writer of Chu, Chin, Chow. ... Louis Wolfe Gilbert (August 31, 1886–July 12, 1970) was a Russian-born American songwriter. ... For other people called Eddie Edwards see Eddie Edwards (disambiguation) Edwin B. Edwards, c. ... Dominic James Nick La Rocca (New Orleans, Louisiana April 11, 1889 - New Orleans February 22, 1961) was an early jazz trumpeter and the leader of the Original Dixieland Jass Band. ... Lawrence J. Larry Shields (September 13, 1893 - November 21, 1953) was an early jazz clarinetist. ... Henry Creamer (June 21, 1879 – October 14, 1930) was an American popular song lyricist. ... Howard Johnson (June 2, 1887-May 1, 1941) was a song lyricist. ... 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. ... Shown are (left to right) Tony Sbarbaro (aka Tony Spargo) on drums; Edwin Daddy Edwards on trombone; D. James Nick LaRocca on cornet; Larry Shields on clarinet, and Henry Ragas on piano. ... Victor Herbert (February 1, 1859 - May 26, 1924) was a popular composer of light opera. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Siberia (or Mahilyow (Mogilev), Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Geoffrey OHara (February 2, 1882 - January 31, 1967) was a Canadian American composer, singer and music professor. ... 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. ... Will D. Cobb (born July 6th, 1876 in Philadelphia - died January 20th1930 in New York) was a famous lyricist and composer. ... Gus Edwards (August 18, 1879 - November 7, 1945) was a songwriter and vaudevillian. ... Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan (May 13, 1842 – November 22, 1900) was a British composer best known for his operatic collaborations with librettist William S. Gilbert. ... Called English literatures performing flea, P. G. Wodehouse, pictured in 1904, became famous for his complex plots, ingenious wordplay, and prolific output Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (October 15, 1881 – February 14, 1975) was an English comic writer who enjoyed enormous popular success for more than seventy years. ... 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, Siberia (or Mahilyow (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. ... 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), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Siberia (or Mahilyow (Mogilev), Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Jean Schwartz (November 4, 1878 - November 30, 1956) was a songwriter. ... 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. ... William Jerome (1865 - 1932) was a United States songwriter. ... Alfred Bryan (September 15, 1871 _ April 1, 1958) was a United States songwriter. ... Called English literatures performing flea, P. G. Wodehouse, pictured in 1904, became famous for his complex plots, ingenious wordplay, and prolific output Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (October 15, 1881 – February 14, 1975) was an English comic writer who enjoyed enormous popular success for more than seventy years. ... 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, Siberia (or Mahilyow (Mogilev), Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Louis Wolfe Gilbert (August 31, 1886–July 12, 1970) was a Russian-born American songwriter. ... Harry Burleigh (1866-1949), baritone, was the first African-American to become a successful Classical composer. ... Livery Stable Blues, 1917 sheet music cover. ... Alcide Nunez (March 17, 1884 - September 2, 1934) was an early jazz clarinetist. ... Fred Fisher (September 30, 1875 - January 14, 1942) was a United States songwriter. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Siberia (or Mahilyow (Mogilev), Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Ù Al Jolson Al Jolson (born Asa Yoelson in Seredzius, Lithuania on May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer and the son of Jewish immigrants. ... Buddy Gard DeSylva, often credited as Buddy De Sylva, Buddy DeSylva, Bud De Sylva and B.G. DeSylva (January 27, 1895 - July 11, 1950) was a songwriter, one third of the songwriting team DeSylva, Brown and Henderson, one of the top Tin Pan Alley songwriters of the era, and a... Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886 - October 8, 1941) was a famous German-American musician, songwriter and lyricist. ... Called English literatures performing flea, P. G. Wodehouse, pictured in 1904, became famous for his complex plots, ingenious wordplay, and prolific output. ... Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American popular composer. ... Called English literatures performing flea, P. G. Wodehouse, pictured in 1904, became famous for his complex plots, ingenious wordplay, and prolific output Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (October 15, 1881 – February 14, 1975) was an English comic writer who enjoyed enormous popular success for more than seventy years. ... Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American popular composer. ... W.C. Handy photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1941 W.C. Handy at age 19 W.C. Handy, ca. ... Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886 - October 8, 1941) was a famous German-American musician, songwriter and lyricist. ... 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. ... Nick LaRocca. ... Guāngfùhuì (光復會 Revive the Light Society), or the Restoration Society, was an anti-Qing Empire organization established by Cai Yuanpei in 1904. ... Over There is a 1917 song popular with United States soldiers in both world wars. ... George M. Cohan George Michael Cohan (July 1878 – November 5, 1942) was a United States entertainer, playwright, composer, lyricist, actor, singer, dancer, director, and producer of Irish descent. ... Sigmund Romberg (July 29, 1887 - November 9, 1951) was a composer best known for his operettas. ... Howard Johnson (June 2, 1887-May 1, 1941) was a song lyricist. ... Called English literatures performing flea, P. G. Wodehouse, pictured in 1904, became famous for his complex plots, ingenious wordplay, and prolific output Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (October 15, 1881 – February 14, 1975) was an English comic writer who enjoyed enormous popular success for more than seventy years. ... Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American popular composer. ... Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886 - October 8, 1941) was a famous German-American musician, songwriter and lyricist. ... 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. ... Called English literatures performing flea, P. G. Wodehouse, pictured in 1904, became famous for his complex plots, ingenious wordplay, and prolific output Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (October 15, 1881 – February 14, 1975) was an English comic writer who enjoyed enormous popular success for more than seventy years. ... 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, Siberia (or Mahilyow (Mogilev), Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886 - October 8, 1941) was a famous German-American musician, songwriter and lyricist. ... Richard A. Whiting (November 12, 1891-February 10, 1938) was a writer of popular songs. ... Henry Creamer (June 21, 1879 – October 14, 1930) was an American popular song lyricist. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Siberia (or Mahilyow (Mogilev), Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... 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. ... Fred Fisher (September 30, 1875 - January 14, 1942) was a United States songwriter. ... Victor Herbert (February 1, 1859 - May 26, 1924) was a popular composer of light opera. ... Dominic James Nick La Rocca (New Orleans, Louisiana April 11, 1889 - New Orleans February 22, 1961) was an early jazz trumpeter and the leader of the Original Dixieland Jass Band. ... Called English literatures performing flea, P. G. Wodehouse, pictured in 1904, became famous for his complex plots, ingenious wordplay, and prolific output Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (October 15, 1881 – February 14, 1975) was an English comic writer who enjoyed enormous popular success for more than seventy years. ... Guy Bolton (November 23, 1884 - September 6, 1979) was a writer of Broadway musical comedies who frequently collaborated with P. G. Wodehouse and Jerome Kern among others. ... 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. ... Clarence Williams ( November 8, 1893 - November 6, 1965) was a Jazz pianist, composer, promoter, vocalist, and publisher. ... 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... Anne Caldwell (August 30, 1867 - October 22, 1936), also known as Anne Caldwell ODea was a librettist and lyricist. ... Howard Johnson (June 2, 1887-May 1, 1941) was a song lyricist. ... Percy Wenrich (January 23, 1880 - March 17, 1952) was a United States composer of ragtime and popular music. ... Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886 - October 8, 1941) was a famous German-American musician, songwriter and lyricist. ... Richard A. Whiting (November 12, 1891-February 10, 1938) was a writer of popular songs. ... Sigmund Romberg (July 29, 1887 - November 9, 1951) was a composer best known for his operettas. ... Called English literatures performing flea, P. G. Wodehouse, pictured in 1904, became famous for his complex plots, ingenious wordplay, and prolific output Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (October 15, 1881 – February 14, 1975) was an English comic writer who enjoyed enormous popular success for more than seventy years. ... Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American popular composer. ...

Hit recordings

Shown are (left to right) Tony Sbarbaro (aka Tony Spargo) on drums; Edwin Daddy Edwards on trombone; D. James Nick LaRocca on cornet; Larry Shields on clarinet, and Henry Ragas on piano. ... Nora Bayes Nora Bayes (1880 - 19 June 1928) was a popular United States entertainer of the early 20th century. ... The Victor Talking Machine Company (1901 - 1929) was a United States corporation, the leading American producer of phonographs and phonograph records and one of the leading phonograph companies in the world at the time. ...

Classical music

Charles Louis Eugène Koechlin (November 27, 1867-December 31, 1950) was a French composer and teacher. ... Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (Russian: , Sergej Sergejevič Prokofev, 15/April 271, 1891–March 5, 1953) was a Ukrainian-born Russian composer who mastered numerous musical genres and came to be admired as one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. ... Ottorino Respighi (born in Bologna on July 9, 1879, died in Rome on April 18, 1936) was an Italian composer and musicologist. ... Igor Fyodorovitch Stravinsky (Russian: ) (June 17, 1882 – April 6, 1971) was a Russian-French-American composer of modern classical music. ... Karol Szymanowski Karol Maciej Szymanowski (October 6, 1882 - March 28, 1937) was a Polish composer and pianist. ...

Opera

  • Armas Launis - Kullervo

The foyer of Charles Garniers Opéra, Paris, opened 1875 Opera refers to a dramatic art form, originating in Europe, in which the emotional content is conveyed to the audience as much through music, both vocal and instrumental as it is through the lyrics. ...

Musical theater

Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... Roy The Boy Brindley is a professional poker player from Dublin, Ireland. ... The Adam brothers Adelphi Buildings in an 18th-century print; the terrace stood upon riverfront warehousing. ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 70 days remaining. ... Jack OLantern (March 4, 1952 - ) is the current mayor of Alabaster Shores, a small island community in the South Pacific. ... This article is about the street in New York City. ... This article is about the Globe Theatre of Shakespeare, both the original and its modern reconstruction. ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... The Maid of the Mountains is a musical play, Lyrics by Harry Graham, Music by Harold Fraser-Simpson. ... 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. ... February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Many theatres are named the Shubert Theatre; many of these are now or were previously owned by the Shubert Theatre Corporation. ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 20 is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ...

Births

January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jerome Jerry Wexler (born 10 January 1917) is a music journalist turned highly influential music producer, and is regarded as one of the major record industry players behind 1960s soul music. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) is (among many other tasks) primarily responsible for completing a master recording so that it is fit for mass production and commercial release. ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (born January 12, 1917) is the founder of the TM Movement. ... The Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964 as part of their first tour of the United States, promoting their first hit single there, I Want To Hold Your Hand. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Hilmer J. Timbrell (born January 15, 1917 – May 7, 1992) was a Canadian-born session musician and master guitarist. ... February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... George Mitchell (27 February 1917-August, 2002) was a Scottish musician, best known for having devised the long-running Black and White Minstrel Show. ... March 2 is the 61st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (62nd in leap years). ... John Gardner, CBE (born 1917 in Manchester, England) is an English composer of classical music. ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in Leap years). ... Leonard Chess (March 12, 1917 - October 16, 1969) was a record company executive, founder of Chess Records. ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... Nat King Cole in The Blue Gardenia (1953) Nat King Cole (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965) was a hugely popular American singer and jazz musician. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link goes to calendar). ... March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... Dinu Lipatti Dinu Lipatti (March 19, 1917 – December 2, 1950) was a Romanian pianist whose career was tragically cut short by his death from Hodgkins disease at age 33. ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in Leap years). ... Dame Vera Lynn, DBE (born March 20, 1917) is a British singer whose career flourished during World War II, when she was nicknamed The Forces Sweetheart. She is best known for the popular song Well Meet Again. ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in Leap years). ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (86th in leap years). ... Rufus Thomas (March 26, 1917 - December 15, 2001) was a rhythm and blues and soul singer from Memphis, Tennessee, who recorded on Sun Records in the 1950s and on Stax Records in the 1960s and 1970s. ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). ... Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996), also known as Lady Ella (the First Lady of Song), was one of the most important jazz singers of the 20th Century, the winner of thirteen Grammy Awards, the National Medal of Art presented by President Reagan, and the Presidential Medal... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining, as the last day in April. ... Bea Wain (1917- ) was a Big Band-era vocalist. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... Danielle Darrieux Danielle Darrieux (born on May 1, 1917) is a French singer and actress. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... May 21 is the 141st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (142nd in leap years). ... Dennis Day (May 21, 1918 - June 22, 1988) Irish American singer who appeared for years on Jack Bennys radio and television shows. ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... Papa John Creech (died February 22, 1994) was the fiddler for Jefferson Airplane, The Dinosaurs, and Steve Taylor. ... Hot Tuna is an American band, formed by bassist Jack Casady and guitarist Jorma Kaukonen as an acoustic (and occasionally electric blues) spin-off of Jefferson Airplane. ... June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 195 days remaining. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining, and the last day of June. ... Lena Horne photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1941 Lena Calhoun Horne (born June 30, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American popular singer. ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... Roshan Lal Nagrath (July 14, 1917 - November 16, 1967), better known simply by his first name Roshan, was a famous Bollywood film music composer. ... July 24 is the 205th day (206th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 160 days remaining. ... Robert Farnon album Robert Joseph Farnon (July 24, 1917 – April 22, 2005) was a Canadian-born composer, conductor, musical arranger and trumpet player. ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1917 – June 21, 2001) was an influential American blues singer, guitarist, and songwriter born in Clarksdale, Mississippi. ... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... Tex Williams (August 23, 1917 - October 11, 1985) was an American country musician from Ramsey, Illinois. ... September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... Myrta Silva (a. ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 92 days remaining. ... Bernard Buddy Rich (September 30, 1917 – April 2, 1987) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in Leap years). ... Bob Neal (born November 14, 1942 in Morristown, Tennessee) is an American sportscaster. ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). ... June Allyson (born October 7, 1917) is an American actress, popular in the 1940s and 1950s. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 10, 1917–February 17, 1982) was a jazz pianist and composer known for his unique improvisational style and many contributions to the standard jazz repertoire. ... October 21 is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 71 days remaining. ... Dizzy Gillespie photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1955 John Birks Dizzy Gillespie (October 21, 1917 - January 6, 1993) was born in Cheraw, South Carolina. ... November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 49 days remaining. ... Jo Stafford Jo Elizabeth Stafford (born November 12, 1917) is a singer whose career spanned the late 1920s through the early 1960s. ...

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