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Encyclopedia > 1929 in music

See also: 1928 in music, other events of 1929, 1930 in music and the list of 'years in music'. See also: 1927 in music, other events of 1928, 1929 in music and the list of years in music. // Events April 27 - Igor Stravinskys ballet Apollon musagète is premiered in Washington September 11 - Leos Janaceks String Quartet No. ... -1... See also: 1929 in music, other events of 1930, 1931 in music and the list of years in music. // Events The BBC Symphony Orchestra is formed. ... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...

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Events

May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc (January 7, 1899 - January 30, 1963) was a French composer. ... The Concert champêtre is a concerto for harpsichord and orchestra by Francis Poulenc. ... Harpsichord in Flemish style; for more info, click the image. ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (138th in leap years). ... 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. ... The Symphony No. ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Guy Lombardo, photographed by William P. Gottlieb, 1947 Gaetano Alberto Guy Lombardo (June 19, 1902 - November 5, 1977) was a Canadian bandleader and violinist. ... Auld Lang Syne (Eng: times gone by), by Robert Burns, is one of the best known songs in English-speaking countries. ... Cab Calloway, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1933 Cab Calloway (December 25, 1907–November 18, 1994) was a famous American jazz singer and bandleader. ... Charley Patton Charley Patton (May 1, 1891–April 28, 1934) was an American delta blues musician, and one of the first mainstream stars of the genre. ... Aaron Thibeaux Walker or T-Bone Walker (May 28, 1910 – March 16, 1975) was an American blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter, and one of the most influential musicians of the early 20th century. ... Memphis Minnie McCoy (born June 3, 1897 - died August 6, 1973) was an American Blues musician. ... Gene Autry Gene Autry (September 29, 1907 – October 2, 1998) was an American performer who gained fame as The Singing Cowboy on the radio, in movies and on television. ... Amédé Ardoin (march 11, 1898 to 1941? or 1950?) was a black creole Louisiana musician, known for his high singing voice and virtuosity on the 10-button (diatonic or Cajun) accordion. ... Zydeco is a form of folk music, originated in the beginning of the 20th century among the Francophone Creole peoples of south-west Louisiana and influenced by the music of the French-speaking Cajuns. ... Official language(s) English and French Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans at last official government census, but probably Baton Rouge since Hurricane Katrina Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 31st 134,382 km² 210 km 610 km 16 29°N to 33°N 89°W to...

Published popular music

Aint Misbehavin is a song by Fats Waller, dating from 1929. ... Andy Razaf (December 16, 1895_1973), (born Andriamanantena Paul Razafinkarefo also Razafkeriefo) African American composer, poet, and lyricist of such well-known songs as Aint Misbehavin and *Honeysuckle Rose. Born in Washington, D.C., the son of Henry Razafkeriefo, a Malagasy nobleman and Jennie (Waller) Razafkeriefo, the daughter of John... Album cover of Fats Wallers Aint Misbehavin, 25 Greatest Hits Fats Waller (May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943) was an African-American jazz pianist, organist, composer and comedic entertainer. ... Harry Akst (August 15, 1894–March 31, 1963) was an American songwriter. ... James Charles Jimmie Rodgers (September 8, 1897 -– May 26, 1933) was the first country music superstar. ... Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886 - October 8, 1941) was a famous German-American musician, songwriter and lyricist. ... Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter from Indiana. ... Con Conrad (June 18, 1891 - September 28, 1938) Songwriter and producer born Conrad K. Dober in New York City. ... Johnny Mercer John Herndon Johnny Mercer (November 18, 1909 - June 25, 1976) was a lyricist and composer. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Kurt Weill, a photo taken in Salzburg, Austria, 1934 Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900 – April 3, 1950), born in Dessau, Germany and died in New York, was a German composer active from the 1920s until his death. ... Andy Razaf (December 16, 1895_1973), (born Andriamanantena Paul Razafinkarefo also Razafkeriefo) African American composer, poet, and lyricist of such well-known songs as Aint Misbehavin and *Honeysuckle Rose. Born in Washington, D.C., the son of Henry Razafkeriefo, a Malagasy nobleman and Jennie (Waller) Razafkeriefo, the daughter of John... Album cover of Fats Wallers Aint Misbehavin, 25 Greatest Hits Fats Waller (May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943) was an African-American jazz pianist, organist, composer and comedic entertainer. ... The Boléro is one of Maurice Ravels (1875-1937) most famous pieces of music. ... Joseph-Maurice Ravel (March 7, 1875 – December 28, 1937) was a French composer and pianist, known especially for the subtlety, richness, and poignancy of his music and generally considered to be one of the major composers of the 20th century. ... Arthur Freed (September 9, 1894 - April 12, 1973) was born Arthur Grossman in Charleston, South Carolina. ... Nacio Herb Brown (22 February 1896 - 28 September 1964) was a United States songwriter. ... James Francis Jimmy Durante (February 10, 1893 - January 29, 1980) was an American entertainer, one of the most popular and recognized personalities of the 1920s-1960s. ... Kay Swift (1897–1993) was an American composer of popular and classical music who was first woman to score a complete musical. ... Arthur Freed (September 9, 1894 - April 12, 1973) was born Arthur Grossman in Charleston, South Carolina. ... Nacio Herb Brown (22 February 1896 - 28 September 1964) was a United States songwriter. ... John Frederick Coots 2 May 1897 - 8 April 1985 was a Jewish-American songwriter. ... Joe Young (born July 4, 1889 in New York City, died April 21, 1939 New York City) was a songwriter from the 1920s. ... Harry Warren (December 24, 1893 - September 22, 1981) was a music composer of many different styles. ... Sam Coslow (December 27, 1902 - April 2, 1982) was an American songwriter, singer and film producer. ... Noël Coward Sir Noel Peirce Coward (spelling his forename Noël with the diaeresis was an affectation of later life, and Peirce is the correct spelling) (December 16, 1899 – March 26, 1973) was an English actor, playwright, and composer of popular music. ... Rudy Vallee (July 28, 1901 - July 3, 1986) was a popular United States singer, actor, bandleader, and entertainer. ... George (left) and Ira Gershwin Ira Gershwin (born Israel Gershowitz) (December 6, 1896 - August 17, 1983) American lyricist, collaborator with, and brother of George Gershwin He is interred in the Westchester Hills Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. ... Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886 - October 8, 1941) was a famous German-American musician, songwriter and lyricist. ... George Gershwin photograph by Edward Steichen in 1927. ... (For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American popular composer. ... George (left) and Ira Gershwin Ira Gershwin (born Israel Gershowitz) (December 6, 1896 - August 17, 1983) American lyricist, collaborator with, and brother of George Gershwin He is interred in the Westchester Hills Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. ... George Gershwin photograph by Edward Steichen in 1927. ... Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter from Indiana. ... Donald Matthew Redman (July 29, 1900 - November 30, 1964) was a jazz musician, arranger, and composer. ... Billy Rose (September 6, 1899–February 10, 1966) was an Jewish-American theatrical showman. ... Vincent Youmans (September 27, 1898 - April 5, 1946) was an American popular composer and Broadway producer. ... Jack Yellen (Jacek JeleÅ„) (July 6, 1892 - April 17, 1991) was a Polish-Jewish born American lyricist. ... Milton Ager (October 6, 1893 - May 6, 1979) was an Jewish-American pianist and composer. ... Harry Warren (December 24, 1893 - September 22, 1981) was a music composer of many different styles. ... (For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American popular composer. ... Howard Dietz (September 8, 1896 - July 30, 1983) was an American lyric writer and librettist. ... Arthur Schwartz (November 25, 1900 - September 3, 1984) was an American composer of popular music. ... Album cover of Fats Wallers Aint Misbehavin, 25 Greatest Hits Fats Waller (May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943) was an African-American jazz pianist, organist, composer and comedic entertainer. ... Dorothy Parker (also known as Dot or Dottie) was born Dorothy Rothschild in the West End district of Long Branch, New Jersey, on August 22, 1893. ... Arthur Fields (August 6, 1888 – March 29, 1953) was an American singer. ... Leo Robin (April 6, 1900 - December 29, 1984) was an American composer and songwriter. ... Richard A. Whiting (November 12, 1891-February 10, 1938) was a writer of popular songs. ... Leslie Sarony (January 22, 1897 - February 12, 1985) was an English entertainer, singer and songwriter. ... 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... Lew Brown (December 10, 1893 - February 5, 1958) was a lyricist for popular songs in the United States. ... Ray Henderson (December 1, 1896 - December 31, 1970), was a American songwriter. ... Noël Coward Sir Noel Peirce Coward (spelling his forename Noël with the diaeresis was an affectation of later life, and Peirce is the correct spelling) (December 16, 1899 – March 26, 1973) was an English actor, playwright, and composer of popular music. ... Noël Coward Sir Noel Peirce Coward (spelling his forename Noël with the diaeresis was an affectation of later life, and Peirce is the correct spelling) (December 16, 1899 – March 26, 1973) was an English actor, playwright, and composer of popular music. ... 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... Lew Brown (December 10, 1893 - February 5, 1958) was a lyricist for popular songs in the United States. ... Ray Henderson (December 1, 1896 - December 31, 1970), was a American songwriter. ... Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter from Indiana. ... 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... Lew Brown (December 10, 1893 - February 5, 1958) was a lyricist for popular songs in the United States. ... Ray Henderson (December 1, 1896 - December 31, 1970), was a American songwriter. ... Rudy Vallee (July 28, 1901 - July 3, 1986) was a popular United States singer, actor, bandleader, and entertainer. ... Album cover of Fats Wallers Aint Misbehavin, 25 Greatest Hits Fats Waller (May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943) was an African-American jazz pianist, organist, composer and comedic entertainer. ... 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. ... Lorenz (Larry) Hart (May 2, 1895 - November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the famed Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886 - October 8, 1941) was a famous German-American musician, songwriter and lyricist. ... George (left) and Ira Gershwin Ira Gershwin (born Israel Gershowitz) (December 6, 1896 - August 17, 1983) American lyricist, collaborator with, and brother of George Gershwin He is interred in the Westchester Hills Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. ... George Gershwin photograph by Edward Steichen in 1927. ... Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter from Indiana. ... Leo Robin (April 6, 1900 - December 29, 1984) was an American composer and songwriter. ... Richard A. Whiting (November 12, 1891-February 10, 1938) was a writer of popular songs. ... Jeanette MacDonald Jeanette MacDonald (June 18, 1903 – January 14, 1965) was a singer and actress best known for her film duets with Nelson Eddy, in films such as Naughty Marietta (1935) and Rose-Marie (1936). ... The Love Parade is a 1929 musical comedy film. ... Album cover of Fats Wallers Aint Misbehavin, 25 Greatest Hits Fats Waller (May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943) was an African-American jazz pianist, organist, composer and comedic entertainer. ... Leo Robin (April 6, 1900 - December 29, 1984) was an American composer and songwriter. ... Richard A. Whiting (November 12, 1891-February 10, 1938) was a writer of popular songs. ... 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... Lew Brown (December 10, 1893 - February 5, 1958) was a lyricist for popular songs in the United States. ... Ray Henderson (December 1, 1896 - December 31, 1970), was a American songwriter. ... Puttin on the Ritz is a popular song written and published in 1929 by Irving Berlin. ... 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. ... Dorothy Fields (July 15, 1905 - March 28, 1974) was an American librettist and lyricist who wrote well over 400 songs for Broadway musicals and films. ... Jimmy McHugh (July 10, 1894 - May 23, 1969), was one of the greatest and most prolific songwriters during the 1920s-1950s. ... Walter Donaldson (February 15, 1893 - July 15, 1947) was a prolific United States popular songwriter, producing many hit songs of the 1910s and 1920s. ... Hoagland Howard Hoagy Carmichael (November 22, 1899–December 27, 1981) was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. ... 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 Caesar (born July 4, 1895 in New York, died December 18, 1996 in New York) originally known as Isidor Caesar, was a prominent Jewish-American lyricist who wrote lyrics for Swanee, Sometimes Im Happy, Crazy Rhythm, and Tea for Two, one of the most frequently recorded tunes ever... Irving Caesar (born July 4, 1895 in New York, died December 18, 1996 in New York) originally known as Isidor Caesar, was a prominent Jewish-American lyricist who wrote lyrics for Swanee, Sometimes Im Happy, Crazy Rhythm, and Tea for Two, one of the most frequently recorded tunes ever... Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886 - October 8, 1941) was a famous German-American musician, songwriter and lyricist. ... Walter Donaldson (February 15, 1893 - July 15, 1947) was a prolific United States popular songwriter, producing many hit songs of the 1910s and 1920s. ... Lorenz (Larry) Hart (May 2, 1895 - November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the famed Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... Singin in the Rain is a song with lyrics by Arthur Freed and music by Nacio Herb Brown, published in 1929. ... Arthur Freed (September 9, 1894 - April 12, 1973) was born Arthur Grossman in Charleston, South Carolina. ... Nacio Herb Brown (22 February 1896 - 28 September 1964) was a United States songwriter. ... Stardust is a famous popular song by Hoagy Carmichael. ... Mitchell Parish (July 10, 1900 – March 31, 1993) was a Jewish-American lyricist. ... Hoagland Howard Hoagy Carmichael (November 22, 1899–December 27, 1981) was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. ... 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... Lew Brown (December 10, 1893 - February 5, 1958) was a lyricist for popular songs in the United States. ... Ray Henderson (December 1, 1896 - December 31, 1970), was a American songwriter. ... 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... Lew Brown (December 10, 1893 - February 5, 1958) was a lyricist for popular songs in the United States. ... Ray Henderson (December 1, 1896 - December 31, 1970), was a American songwriter. ... Leo Robin (April 6, 1900 - December 29, 1984) was an American composer and songwriter. ... Richard A. Whiting (November 12, 1891-February 10, 1938) was a writer of popular songs. ... Leo Robin (April 6, 1900 - December 29, 1984) was an American composer and songwriter. ... Richard A. Whiting (November 12, 1891-February 10, 1938) was a writer of popular songs. ... 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. ... Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter from Indiana. ... Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter from Indiana. ... Lorenz (Larry) Hart (May 2, 1895 - November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the famed Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... Lorenz (Larry) Hart (May 2, 1895 - November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the famed Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... (For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American popular composer. ... Lorenz (Larry) Hart (May 2, 1895 - November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the famed Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... Billy Rose (September 6, 1899–February 10, 1966) was an Jewish-American theatrical showman. ... Vincent Youmans (September 27, 1898 - April 5, 1946) was an American popular composer and Broadway producer. ... Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter from Indiana. ... Lorenz (Larry) Hart (May 2, 1895 - November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the famed Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter from Indiana. ... Noël Coward Sir Noel Peirce Coward (spelling his forename Noël with the diaeresis was an affectation of later life, and Peirce is the correct spelling) (December 16, 1899 - March 26, 1973) was an English actor, playwright, and composer of popular music. ...

Classical music

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. ... Arnold Edward Trevor Bax (November 8, 1883 – October 3, 1953), was an English composer. ... Paul Juon (Russian: March 6, 1872–August 21, 1940) was a Moscow-born composer and student of Anton Arensky, Sergei Taneyev and Woldemar Bargiel. ... Wilhelm Kempff (November 25, 1895 – May 23, 1991) was a German pianist and composer. ... Ildebrando Pizzetti (1880–1968) was an Italian composer of classical music. ... Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich â–¶ (help· info) (Russian: , Dmitrij Dmitrievič Å ostakovič) (September 25 [O.S. September 12] 1906) – August 9, 1975) was a Russian composer of the Soviet period. ... The Symphony No. ... Sir William Walton on the set of one of his operas Sir William Turner Walton, OM (March 29, 1902–March 8, 1983) was a British composer whose style was influenced by the works of Stravinsky, Sibelius and jazz. ... The Viola Concerto by William Walton was written in 1929 for the famous violist Lionel Tertis. ...

Opera

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Musical theater

Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Bitter Sweet was an operetta written by Noel Coward and first produced in 1929. ... Noël Coward Sir Noel Peirce Coward (spelling his forename Noël with the diaeresis was an affectation of later life, and Peirce is the correct spelling) (December 16, 1899 – March 26, 1973) was an English actor, playwright, and composer of popular music. ... Categories: Possible copyright violations ... January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Threepenny Opera (Die Dreigroschenoper) was a revolutionary piece of musical theatre written by the German dramatist Bertolt Brecht in collaboration with the composer Kurt Weill in 1928. ... Fifty Million Frenchmen is a musical comedy written by Cole Porter and produced on Broadway in 1929. ... The Richard Rodgers Theatre was built by Irwin Chanin in 1925. ... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Dominion Theatre The Dominion Theatre is a theatre in London located on Tottenham Court Road close to St Giles Circus and Centre Point Tower. ... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in Leap years). ... Land of Smiles (Das Land des Lächelns in the original German) is a 1929 operetta by Franz Lehár. ... Franz Lehár (30 April 1870 - 24 October 1948) was a Hungarian composer, mainly known for his operettas. ... Show Boat is a musical with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II (with the notable exception of Bill, the lyrics of which were written by P. G. Wodehouse). ... Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American popular composer. ... (For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein) Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... Toad of Toad Hall is one of the play versions of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. ...

Musical films

The musical film is a film genre in which several songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative. ... The Broadway Melody is an early musical motion picture, released on 1 February 1929. ... Cover of sheet music for When My dreams Come True The Cocoanuts (1929) is the first released Marx Brothers film. ... The Desert Song was a notable 1926 operetta with music by Sigmund Romberg and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and Otto Harbach, respectively. ... The Hollywood Revue of 1929: One of the earliest ventures into the new talkie format of motion pictures, this film, directed by Charles Riesner for MGM, brought together some top acts in a two-hour vaudeville show hosted by Jack Benny. ... Honky tonk was originally the name of a type of bar common throughout the southern United States, also Honkatonk or Honkey-tonk. ... The Love Parade is a 1929 musical comedy film. ... Paris is a 1928 Cole Porter musical, his first Broadway hit, which introduced the song Lets Do It. Lets Misbehave was written for Paris, but was not used in the production. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... Irène Bordoni Irène Bordoni (January 16, 1895 - March 19, 1953) was a singer and a Broadway theatre and film actress. ... Jack Buchanan (April 2, 1891 - October 20, 1957) was a British actor and singer. ... Zazu Pitts sporting her famous bob hairstyle ZaSu Pitts (3 January 1894–7 June 1963) was a United States movie actress. ... Rio Rita is an Abbott and Costello movie released in 1942 by MGM. Abbott & Costello star as Doc & Wishey who run into who want to smuggle bombs into the USA from a Mexican border hotel. ... Sally is a theater musical with music by Jerome Kern, lyrics by Clifford Grey and book by Guy Bolton with additional lyrics by Buddy DeSylva and P. G. Wodehouse. ... Show Boat is a musical with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II (with the notable exception of Bill, the lyrics of which were written by P. G. Wodehouse). ...

Recorded popular music

Ethel Waters, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1938 Ethel Waters (October 31, 1896 – September 1, 1977) was an African American blues vocalist who frequently performed jazz, big band, gospel, and popular music, on Broadway and off. ... Helen Kane (August 4, 1903 - September 26, 1966) was an American popular singer, best known for her boop-boop-a-doop trademark and her signature song, I Wanna Be Loved By You. Fleischer Studios animator Grim Natwick used Kane as the model for his studios most famous creation, Betty... Rudy Vallee (July 28, 1901 - July 3, 1986) was a popular United States singer, actor, bandleader, and entertainer. ... Annette Hanshaw (October 18, 1901 - March 13, 1985) was on of the first great female jazz singers. ... Aileen Stanley (1897 - 24 March 1982) was a United States popular singer. ... Theodore Leopold Friedman, better known as Ted Lewis (June 6, 1890-August 25, 1971), was an American entertainer, bandleader, singer, and musician. ... Maurice Chevalier (September 12, 1888 – January 1, 1972) was a French actor and popular entertainer. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was one of the most popular and influential American singers and actors of the 20th century whose career flourished from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... Eddie Cantor in the 1920s Eddie Cantor (January 31, 1892 - October 10, 1964) was a comedian, singer, actor, songwriter, and one of the most popular entertainers in the United States of America in the early and middle 20th century. ... Kate Smith on the cover of a posthumous 1991 collection 16 Most Requested Songs Kathryn Elizabeth Smith (May 1, 1907 – June 17, 1986) was a Washington, D.C.-born singer best known for her rendition of Irving Berlins God Bless America. She greeted audiences with Hello, everybody! and signed... Bessie Smith photographed by Carl Van Vechten Bessie Smith (April 15, 1894 – September 26, 1937) Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States is largely regarded as the most popular and successful blues singer of 1920s and 1930s, and an enormous influence on the singers who followed her. ... Ted Weems (26 September 1901 - 6 May 1963) was a United States bandleader and musician. ... Singin in the Rain is a song with lyrics by Arthur Freed and music by Nacio Herb Brown, published in 1929. ... Cliff Edwards (14 June 1895 - 17 July 1971), also known as Ukelele Ike, was a United States singer and musician who enjoyed considerable popularity in the 1920s and early 1930s, and also did voices for animated cartoons later in his career. ... Stardust is a famous popular song by Hoagy Carmichael. ... Isham Jones (31 January 1894 – 19 October 1956) was a United States bandleader, violinist, saxophonist and songwriter. ... Louis Daniel Armstrong (sometimes pronounced Luee {French pronounciation} with the S at the end silent) (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971) (also known by the nicknames Satchmo and Pops) was an American jazz musician. ... Rudy Vallee (July 28, 1901 - July 3, 1986) was a popular United States singer, actor, bandleader, and entertainer. ...

Births

January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Wilbert Harrison (born January 5, 1929 – died October 26, 1994) was an American singer. ... January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Acker Bilk (often referred to as Mr. ... February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jerry Goldsmith Jerrald King Goldsmith (February 10, 1929 – July 21, 2004) was a famous Jewish-American film score composer from Los Angeles, California. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... Bernard Johan Herman Haitink (born March 4, Dutch conductor. ... April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... André Previn, KBE (born April 6, 1930)¹ is a prominent pianist, orchestral conductor, and composer. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... Peter Sculthorpe (born April 29, 1929) is a noted Australian composer from Launceston, Tasmania. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... Denise Lor was an American popular singer. ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... Beverly Sills The coloratura soprano Beverly Sills (born May 25, 1929) was perhaps the best-known American opera singer in the 1960s and 1970s. ... July 3 is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 181 days remaining. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Johnny Ace (born John Marshall Alexander Jr. ... June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 191 days remaining. ... June Carter Cash June Carter Cash (born Valerie June Carter; June 23, 1929 – May 15, 2003), middle daughter of Ezra (Eck) Carter and Maybelle Carter (Mother Maybelle), was a singer, songwriter, a member of the first family of country music, the Carter Family, and married to legendary singer Johnny Cash. ... July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 175 days remaining. ... Barton Lee Hazlewood (born July 9, 1929 in Mannford, Oklahoma) is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. ... July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 166 days remaining. ... Jalacy Hawkins, best known as Screamin Jay Hawkins (July 18, 1929 – February 12, 2000) was an African American singer famed for his wildly theatrical performances of songs like I Put a Spell on You and Constipation Blues. // Early career Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Hawkins originally set out to become an... August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Buck Owens (born August 12, 1929) is an American country singer who defined the gritty Bakersfield sound. ... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... The Harptones never had a top forty pop hit, or even a record on the national R&B charts, yet they are still considered one of the most influential doowop groups, both for their lead singer, Willie Winfield, one of the best voices of the doo-wop era, and their... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... Nicolai Ghiaurov (13 September 1929–2 June 2004) was a Bulgarian opera singer and probably the most famous bass of the postwar period. ... October 2 is the 275th day (276th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 90 days remaining. ... Kenneth Leighton (October 2, 1929 - 1988) was born in Wakefield, Yorkshire. ... October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... The Jordanaires are an American singing group formed in 1948 in Springfield, Missouri. ... November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... Marilyn Bergman (née Keith, born 1929) is a composer, songwriter and author. ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... LaVern Baker (November 11, 1929 - March 10, 1997) was an American singer, originally billed as Little Miss Sharecropper, then Bea Baker. ... November 28 is the 332nd day (333rd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Berry Gordy, Jr. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 31 days remaining, as the final day of November. ... Richard Wagstaff Clark (born November 30, 1929), more commonly known as Dick Clark, is an American television entertainer. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nikolaus Harnoncourt (born December 6, 1929) is an Austrian conductor, known for his historically accurate performances of music from the classical era and earlier. ... December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 6 days remaining. ... The Sillhouettes were an American doo wop/R&B group, best known for their single Get a Job. That single was a #1 hit on the Billboard magazine R&B singles chart in 1958 Categories: Musical group stubs | R&B musical groups ... December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 6 days remaining. ... Chris Kenner (December 25, 1929 _ January 25, 1976) was a New Orleans R&B singer and songwriter best known for two classic hits of the early 1960s that became staples in the repertoires of many other artists. ...

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