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Encyclopedia > 1918 in music

See also: 1917 in music, other events of 1918, 1919 in music and the list of 'years in music'. 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... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... 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... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...

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Events

March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 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. ... The String Quartet No. ... Nickname: Paris of the East, Pearl of the Danubeor Queen of the Danube Official website: www. ... May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... 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. ... Sydney Opera House: one of the worlds most recognizable opera houses and landmarks Opera refers to a dramatic art form, originating in Europe, in which the emotional content or primary entertainment is conveyed to the audience as much through music, both vocal and instrumental, as it is through the... A Kékszakállú herceg vára, (commonly referred to by its English name, Bluebeards Castle) is a one-act opera by Hungarian composer Béla Bartók. ... Picture of Toivo Kuula taken in 1903 Toivo Timoteus Kuula (7 July 1883 - 18 May 1918) was a Finnish conductor and composer. ... The Civil War in Finland was fought from January to May 1918, between the Reds (punaiset), i. ... Jazz is an original American musical art form originating around the early 1920s in New Orleans, rooted in Western music technique and theory, and is marked by the profound cultural contributions of African Americans. ... Edison cylinder phonograph ca. ...

Published popular music

  • "After You've Gone" w. Henry Creamer m. Turner Layton
  • "At The Jazz Band Ball" w.m. Edwin B. Edwards, Nick LaRocca, Tony Spargo & Larry Shields
  • "Bagdad" w.Harold Atteridge m.Al Jolson
  • "Beautiful Ohio" w. Ballard MacDonald m. Mary Earl
  • "Clarinet Marmalade" m. Edwin B. Edwards, Nick LaRocca, Tony Spargo & Larry Shields
  • "Dallas Blues" w. Hart A. Wand m. Lloyd Garrett
  • "Dancing 'neath the Dixie moon" w. Will J. Hart m. Ed. Nelson.
  • "Dark Grows The Sky" w. Harry Graham m. Harold Fraser-Simson
  • "The Daughter Of Rosie O'Grady" w. Monty C. Brice m. Walter Donaldson
  • "Dear Little Boy Of Mine" w. J. Keirn Brennan m. Ernest Ball
  • "Dear Old Pal Of Mine" w. Harold Robe m. Lt. Gitz Rice
  • "Ding Dong" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Every Day" by Shelton Brooks
  • "Ev'rybody's Crazy 'bout the Doggone Blues, But I'm Happy" by Henry Creamer and Turner Layton
  • "Everything Is Peaches Down In Georgia" w. Grant Clarke m. Milton Ager
  • "Fidgety Feet" m. Edwin B. Edwards, Nick La Rocca, Tony Spargo & Larry Shields
  • "A Good Man Is Hard To Find" w.m. Eddie Green
  • "Good Morning Mr. Zip-Zip-Zip!" w.m. Robert Lloyd
  • "Good-bye, France" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Hello, Central, Give Me No Man's Land" w. Sam M. Lewis & Joe Young m. Jean Schwartz
  • "Hindustan" w.m. Oliver G. Wallace & Harold Weeks
  • "Hinky Dinky Parlay Voo" by Edward Rowland
  • "How Can You Tell" by Ned Wayburn
  • "How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm" w. Sam M. Lewis & Joe Young m. Walter Donaldson
  • "I Found The End Of The Rainbow" w.m. John Mears, Harry Tierney & Joseph McCarthy
  • "I Want To Shimmy" by Shelton Brooks
  • "If He Can Fight Like He Can Love, Good Night Germany" w. Grant Clarke & Howard Johnson m. George W. Meyer
  • "I'll Say She Does" w.m. B. G. DeSylva, Gus Kahn & Al Jolson
  • "In The Land Of Beginning Again" w. Grant Clarke m. George W. Meyer
  • "Ja-Da w.m. Bob Carleton
  • "K-K-K-Katy" w.m. Geoffrey O'Hara
  • "Madelon" w. (Eng) Alfred Bryan (Fr) Louis Bousquet m. Camille Robert
  • "Mammy's Chocolate Soldier" w. Sidney Mitchell m. Archie Gottler
  • "Me-Ow!" by Mel B. Kaufman
  • "Mickey" w. Harold H. Williams m. Neil Moret
  • "My Baby Boy" w. Will Dillon m. Albert Von Tilzer
  • "Oh How I Wish I Could Sleep Until My Daddy Comes Home" w. Sam M. Lewis & Joe Young m. Pete Wendling
  • "Oh! Frenchy!" w. Sam Ehrlich m. Con Conrad
  • "Oh! How I Hate To Get Up In The Morning" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "On The Road To Calais" w. Alfred Bryan m. Al Jolson
  • "Original Dixieland One-Step" w.m. Joe Jordan (musician), Nick LaRocca & J. Russell Robinson
  • "Oui Oui Marie" w. Alfred Bryan & Joseph McCarthy m. Fred Fisher
  • "Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody" w. Sam M. Lewis & Joe Young m. Jean Schwartz
  • "The Rose Of No Man's Land" w. Jack Caddingan m. Joseph A. Brennan
  • "Russian Rag" m. George L. Cobb
  • "Somebody Stole My Gal" w.m. Leo Wood
  • "Sometime" by Rida Johnson Young
  • "Tell That To The Marines" w. Harold Atteridge & Al Jolson m. Jean Schwartz
  • "That Tumble-Down Shack In Athlone" w. Richard W. Pascoe m. Monte Cobb & Alma M. Saunders
  • "That Wonderful Mother Of Mine" w. Clyde Hager m. Walter Goodwin
  • "There's Nobody Home but Me" w. Sam Erlich m. Con Conrad
  • "They Were All Out Of Step But Jim" w.m. Irving Berlin
  • "Those Draftin' Blues" w.m. Maceo Pinkard
  • "Till We Meet Again" w. Raymond B. Egan m. Richard A. Whiting
  • "Tishomigo Blues" Spencer Williams
  • "Wedding Bells, Will You Ever Ring For Me?" w. Sam M. Lewis & Joe Young m. Jean Schwartz
  • "We'll Do Our Share while You're Over There" w. Lew Brown & Al Herriman m. Jack Egan
  • "When Alexander Takes His Ragtime Band To France" w. Alfred Bryan & Edgar Leslie m. Cliff Hess
  • "When Tony Goes Over The Top" w. Billy Frisch & Archie Fletcher m. Alex Marr
  • "When You Look In The Heart Of A Rose" w. Marion Gillespie m. Florence Methuen
  • "Why Do They All Take The Night Boat To Albany?" w. Joe Young & Sam M. Lewis m. Jean Schwartz
  • "Without You" w. Nora Bayes m. Irving Fisher
  • "Would You Rather Be A Colonel With An Eagle On Your Shoulder Or A Private With A Chicken On Your Knee?" w. Sidney D. Mitchell m. Archie Gottler
  • "You'll Find Old Dixieland In France" w. (Eng) Grant Clarke (Fr) Louis Delamarre m. George W. Meyer
  • "You're In Style When You're Wearing A Smile" w.m. Al W. Brown, Gus Kahn & Egbert van Alstyne

Me-Ow 1918 sheet music cover, from loc. ... Henry Creamer (June 21, 1879 – October 14, 1930) was an American popular song lyricist. ... For other people called Eddie Edwards see Eddie Edwards (disambiguation) Edwin B. Edwards, c. ... Nick LaRocca. ... Lawrence J. Larry Shields (September 13, 1893 - November 21, 1953) was an early jazz clarinetist. ... Al Jolson (born Asa Yoelson - the original family name was Hesselson - in Seredzius, Lithuania on May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer and the son of Jewish immigrants. ... 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 Beilin (as per [1]), in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, now 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. ... Henry Creamer (June 21, 1879 – October 14, 1930) was an American popular song lyricist. ... Good Morning Mr. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Beilin (as per [1]), in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, now Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Ned Wayburn, born Edward Claudius Weyburn, (March 30, 1874- Sep. ... Walter Donaldson (February 15, 1893 - July 15, 1947) was a prolific United States popular songwriter, producing many hit songs of the 1910s and 1920s. ... 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. ... 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. ... Howard Johnson (June 2, 1887-May 1, 1941) was a song lyricist. ... Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886 - October 8, 1941) was a famous German-American musician, songwriter and lyricist. ... Al Jolson (born Asa Yoelson - the original family name was Hesselson - in Seredzius, Lithuania on May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer and the son of Jewish immigrants. ... Geoffrey OHara (February 2, 1882 - January 31, 1967) was a Canadian American composer, singer and music professor. ... Albert Von Tilzer (March 29, 1878 - October 1, 1956) was an American songwriter, the younger brother of Harry Von Tilzer. ... Pete Wendling (June 6, 1888 - April 7, 1974), a American composer and pianist, was born in New York City to German immigrants. ... Con Conrad (June 18, 1891 - September 28, 1938) Songwriter and producer born Conrad K. Dober in New York City. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Beilin (as per [1]), in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, now Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Al Jolson (born Asa Yoelson - the original family name was Hesselson - in Seredzius, Lithuania on May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer and the son of Jewish immigrants. ... Nick LaRocca. ... J. Russell Robinson (July 8, 1892 - September 30, 1963) was a United States ragtime and jazz pianist and a composer of popular tunes. ... 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. ... Al Jolson (born Asa Yoelson - the original family name was Hesselson - in Seredzius, Lithuania on May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer and the son of Jewish immigrants. ... Con Conrad (June 18, 1891 - September 28, 1938) Songwriter and producer born Conrad K. Dober in New York City. ... Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989), born Israel Isidore Beilin (as per [1]), in Tyumen, Russia (or possibly Mogilev, now Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist, one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history. ... Richard A. Whiting (November 12, 1891-February 10, 1938) was a writer of popular songs. ... Spencer Williams (October 14, 1889 - July 14, 1965) was a USA jazz and popular music composer, pianist, and singer. ... Nora Bayes Nora Bayes (1880 - 19 June 1928) was a popular United States entertainer of the early 20th century. ... Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886 - October 8, 1941) was a famous German-American musician, songwriter and lyricist. ...

Top hit recordings

  • "Hello Central, Give Me No Man's Land" by Al Jolson
  • "Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody" by Al Jolson

Al Jolson (born Asa Yoelson - the original family name was Hesselson - in Seredzius, Lithuania on May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer and the son of Jewish immigrants. ...

Classical music

Frederick Delius (January 29, 1862, – June 10, 1934) was an English composer born in Bradford of German parents. ... Alexander Konstantinovich Glazounov (or Glazunov or Glazunow) (August 10, 1865 – March 21, 1936) was a major Russian composer, as well as an influential music teacher. ... Karol Szymanowski Karol Maciej Szymanowski (October 6, 1882 - March 28, 1937) was a Polish-Swedish composer and pianist. ...

Opera

Sydney Opera House: one of the worlds most recognizable opera houses and landmarks Opera refers to a dramatic art form, originating in Europe, in which the emotional content or primary entertainment is conveyed to the audience as much through music, both vocal and instrumental, as it is through the... Charles Wakefield Cadman, (December 24, 1881 - December 30, 1946) was a American composer, best known for his songs, From the Land of the Sky Blue Water and At Dawning, which became famous in the 1920s. ... Giacomo Puccini Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (December 22, 1858 – November 29, 1924) is regarded as one of the great operatic composers of the late 19th and early 20th century. ...

Musical theater

  • As You Were London production
  • The Better 'Ole Broadway production
  • Buzz-Buzz London production
  • The Canary Broadway production
  • The Girl Behind The Gun Broadway production
  • Hullo, America London production
  • The Lilac Domino London production
  • Oh, Lady! Lady! Broadway production opened at the Princess Theatre on February 1, transferred to the Casino Theatre on June 17 and ran for a total of 219 performances.
  • Phi-Phi Paris production
  • Sinbad Broadway production

Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... As You Were was the third live album by English acoustic roots duo Show of Hands. ... The word canary is used to describe a number of things: The Canary is a poetry journal edited by Joshua Edwards, Anthony Robinson, and Nick Twemlow. ... The Lilac Domino is an operetta, first performed at Leipzig on February 3, 1912. ... 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 Princess Theatre (same name used by off-Broadway 50th Street Theatre in 1980s) was a joint venture between The Shubert Brothers, (Lee Shubert, Samuel S. Shubert, and Jacob J. Shubert) producer Ray Comstock and actor-director Holbrook Blinn. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... June 17 is the 168th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (169th in leap years), with 197 days remaining. ...

Births

January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Skitch Henderson (born Lyle Russell Cedric Henderson, January 27, 1918; died November 1, 2005, New Milford, Connecticut) was a British-born American pianist, conductor, and composer. ... January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Elmore James album cover Elmore James (January 27, 1918 – May 24, 1963) was an American blues singer and guitarist. ... February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Hank Locklin album Hank Locklin (born February 15, 1918 in McLellan, Florida) is a American country music singer and songwriter. ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in Leap years). ... Alberto Pascual Caracciolo (March 23, 1918 - 1994), was an Argentine tango musician, a musical arranger, orchestra director, composer and Bandoneón player. ... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (89th in Leap years). ... Pearl Bailey in “St. ... April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... Sixten Ehrling, (April 3, 1918 – February 13, 2005), was a Swedish conductor who, during a long career, served tenures as the principle conductor of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and as the music director of the Royal Swedish Opera amongst others. ... April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... Big Walter Horton (born April 6, 1918 - died December 8, 1981) was an African American blues harmonica player. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... Eddy Arnold (May 15, 1918) is an American country music singer. ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (138th in leap years). ... Birgit Nilsson, Soprano Birgit Nilsson (May 17, 1918 – December 25, 2005) was a Swedish soprano who specialized in operatic and symphonic works. ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... Preston in This Gun for Hire (1942) Robert Preston (June 8, 1918 - March 21, 1987), was an American actor. ... July 24 is the 205th day (206th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 160 days remaining. ... Ruggiero Ricci (born July 24, 1918 San Bruno, California) is an Italian-American violin virtuoso. ... July 27 is the 208th day (209th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 157 days remaining. ... Leonard Rose (July 27, 1918 – November 16, 1984) is considered one of the greatest American cellists of the 20th century. ... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... (l-r) Woody Guthrie and Cisco Houston Cisco Houston (August 18, 1918 - April 29, 1961) was an American folk singer who is closely associated with Woody Guthrie due to their extensive history of recording together. ... August 25 is the 237th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (238th in leap years), with 128 days remaining. ... Leonard Bernstein in 1971 Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, pianist and conductor. ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... Alan Jay Lerner was a Jewish-American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... Dick Haymes (born September 13, 1918 in Buenos Aires) was one of the most popular American male vocalists of the 1940s. ... September 22 is the 265th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (266th in leap years). ... Henryk Szeryng (September 22, 1918 – March 8, 1988) was a Polish-born Mexican violinist. ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... Lola Glenn Graham was born in Melbourne, Australia on September 23, 1918. ... September 26 is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 96 days remaining. ... John Zacherle as Zacherley - promotional photo John Zacherle (born September 27, 1918, he is sometimes credited as John Zacherley) is a U.S. television host and voice actor known for his long career hosting television broadcasts of horror movies in Philadelphia and New York City in the 1950s and 1960s. ... October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years). ... Jerome Robbins in Three virgins and a devil. ... October 17 is the 290th (in leap years the 291st) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. ... Gilda DVD cover Rita Hayworth (October 17, 1918 – May 14, 1987), was an American actress of Spanish and English descent who reached fame during the 1940s as the eras leading sex symbol. ... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image of the artist Professor Longhair (nee Henry Roeland Byrd and aka Fess) (December 19, 1918 - January 30, 1980) was a legendary New Orleans blues musician. ... December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). ... José Greco (December 23, 1918 – January 3, 2001) was a flamenco dancer and choreographer. ...

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