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Encyclopedia > 1930 in music

See also: 1929 in music, other events of 1930, 1931 in music and the list of 'years in music'. See also: 1928 in music, other events of 1929, 1930 in music and the list of years in music. // Events May 3 - Francis Poulencs Concert champêtre for harpsichord and orchestra is premiered in Paris May 17 - Sergei Prokofievs Symphony No. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... See also: 1930 in music, other events of 1931, 1932 in music and the list of years in music. Events Roy Rogers musical career begins Mary Garden retires from the Chicago Opera Alberto Rabagliatis singing career begins Published popular music Adios w. ... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...

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Events

The BBC Symphony Orchestra is the principal orchestra of the British Broadcasting Corporation and one of the leading orchestras in Britain. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... Bukka White album cover Bukka White (or Booker T. Washington White, probably born November 12, 1909, near Houston, Mississippi died February 26, 1977) was a delta blues guitarist and singer. ... Gorni Kramer (Rivarolo Mantovano, Italy, 22 July 1913 - Milan, 26 October 1995) was one of the most famous Italian songwriters, musicians and band leaders of the 20th Century. ... Side and front views of a modern double bass with a French bow. ...

Published popular songs

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. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... Rudy Vallee (July 28, 1901 - July 3, 1986) was a popular United States singer, actor, bandleader, and 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. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... George Gershwin photograph by Edward Steichen in 1927. ... Dorothy Fields was immortalised on a USPS postage stamp. ... Jimmy McHugh (July 10, 1894 - May 23, 1969), was one of the greatest and most prolific songwriters during the 1920s-1950s. ... 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... Fats Waller (May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943) was an African-American jazz pianist, organist, composer and comedic entertainer. ... Body and Soul is the title of a popular song written in 1930 by Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton and John Green. ... Edward Heyman, born in New York City on March 14, 1907 was an American musician and lyricist. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... George Gershwin photograph by Edward Steichen in 1927. ... Eric Coates (August 27, 1886 – December 21, 1957) was an English composer of light music and a viola player. ... Kay Swift (1897–1993) was an American composer of popular and classical music who was first woman to score a complete musical. ... Ned Washington (15 August 1901 - 20 December 1976) was an American lyric writer. ... Victor Young (August 8, 1900 - November 10, 1956) was an Jewish-American composer, violinist and conducter. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Billy Rose (September 6, 1899–February 10, 1966) was an Jewish-American theatrical showman. ... Harry Warren (December 24, 1893 - September 22, 1981) was a music composer of many different styles. ... Jack Hylton (July 2, 1892–January 29, 1965) was a band leader and impresario in the North-West of England. ... Billy Rose (September 6, 1899–February 10, 1966) was an Jewish-American theatrical showman. ... Dancing on the Ceiling is Lionel Richies third album, which was released on July 15, 1986. ... 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 Charles Rodgers (June 28, 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. ... Al Dubin (June 10, 1891 - February 11, 1945) was a Swiss-born lyricist. ... 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. ... Arthur Fields (August 6, 1888 – March 29, 1953) was an American singer. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... George Gershwin photograph by Edward Steichen in 1927. ... Dorothy Fields was immortalised on a USPS postage stamp. ... Jimmy McHugh (July 10, 1894 - May 23, 1969), was one of the greatest and most prolific songwriters during the 1920s-1950s. ... Kay Swift (1897–1993) was an American composer of popular and classical music who was first woman to score a complete musical. ... Al Dubin (June 10, 1891 - February 11, 1945) was a Swiss-born lyricist. ... Georgia on My Mind is a song written by Stuart Gorrell and Hoagy Carmichael; it is the official state song of the U.S. state of Georgia. ... Hoagland Howard Hoagy Carmichael (November 22, 1899–December 27, 1981) was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. ... Ted Koehler (July 14, 1894—January 17, 1973) was an Jewish-American lyric writer. ... Harold Arlen, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1960 Harold Arlen (February 15, 1905 - April 23, 1986) was an American composer of popular music. ... Goofus is a popular song. ... Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886 - October 8, 1941) was a famous German-American musician, songwriter and lyricist. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... 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. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... E. Y. Yip Harburg (April 8, 1896 - March 5, 1981) was a lyricist who worked with many well-known composers. ... Vernon Duke (1903-1969), composer/songwriter, wrote such favorites as I Cant Get Started with lyrics by Ira Gershwin, April In Paris with lyrics by E.Y. (Yip) Harburg (1932), and What Is There To Say for The Ziegfeld Follies of 1934 also with Harburg. ... 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. ... Sigmund Romberg (July 29, 1887 – November 9, 1951) was a Jewish composer best known for his operettas. ... The musical film is a film genre in which several songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative. ... George Gershwin photograph by Edward Steichen in 1927. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... George Gershwin photograph by Edward Steichen in 1927. ... Bert Kalmar (16 February 1884 - 18 September 1947) was a popular United States songwriter, born in New York City. ... Harry Ruby (October 29, 1895 – February 23, 1974) was an American songwriter and screenwriter. ... Im Confessin that I Love You (also known as Confessin, Im Confessin, and Confessin that I Love You) is a popular song which has been recorded many times. ... Vincent Youmans (September 27, 1898 - April 5, 1946) was an American popular composer and Broadway producer. ... 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. ... A.P. Carter (December 15, 1891 - November 7, 1960) was an American Country music musician. ... Billy Rose (September 6, 1899–February 10, 1966) was an Jewish-American theatrical showman. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... George Gershwin photograph by Edward Steichen in 1927. ... 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... Al Dubin (June 10, 1891 - February 11, 1945) was a Swiss-born lyricist. ... 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... Oscar Levant (December 27, 1906 - August 14, 1972) was an American pianist, composer, author, comedian, and an actor, better known for his mordant character and witticisms, on the radio and in movies and television, than his music. ... Hoagland Howard Hoagy Carmichael (November 22, 1899–December 27, 1981) was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. ... 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. ... Little White Lies is a popular song. ... Walter Donaldson (February 15, 1893 - July 15, 1947) was a prolific United States popular songwriter, producing many hit songs of the 1910s and 1920s. ... Love For Sale is a jazz song by Cole Porter, from the 1930 musical The New Yorkers. ... Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter from Indiana. ... Howard Dietz (September 8, 1896 - July 30, 1983) was an American lyric writer and librettist. ... Arthur Schwartz photo taken by Carl Van Vechten, 1933 Arthur Schwartz (November 25, 1900 - September 3, 1984) was an Jewish-American composer of popular music. ... 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... James Hubert Eubie Blake (February 7, 1887 - February 12, 1983) was a composer and pianist of ragtime, jazz, and popular music, as well as a lyricist. ... The Original 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. ... Walter Donaldson (February 15, 1893 - July 15, 1947) was a prolific United States popular songwriter, producing many hit songs of the 1910s and 1920s. ... Richard A. Whiting (November 12, 1891-February 10, 1938) was a writer of popular songs. ... Dorothy Fields was immortalised on a USPS postage stamp. ... Jimmy McHugh (July 10, 1894 - May 23, 1969), was one of the greatest and most prolific songwriters during the 1920s-1950s. ... 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... James Price Johnson (February 1, 1894 - November 17, 1955) was a pianist and composer. ... Duke Ellington Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (April 29, 1899–May 24, 1974), also known simply as Duke (see Jazz royalty), was an American jazz composer, pianist, and bandleader. ... Irving Mills (1894–1985) was a figure in jazz. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... George Gershwin photograph by Edward Steichen in 1927. ... 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 Charles Rodgers (June 28, 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. ... Clarence Williams ( November 8, 1893 - November 6, 1965) was a Jazz pianist, composer, promoter, vocalist, and publisher. ... Sam Coslow (December 27, 1902 - April 2, 1982) was an American songwriter, singer and film producer. ... Sir Noel Peirce Coward (spelling his forename Noël with the diaeresis was an affectation of later life) (16 December 1899 – 26 March 1973) was an English actor, playwright, and composer of popular music. ... Howard Dietz (September 8, 1896 - July 30, 1983) was an American lyric writer and librettist. ... Arthur Schwartz photo taken by Carl Van Vechten, 1933 Arthur Schwartz (November 25, 1900 - September 3, 1984) was an Jewish-American composer of popular music. ... Sam Coslow (December 27, 1902 - April 2, 1982) was an American songwriter, singer and film producer. ... Walter Donaldson (February 15, 1893 - July 15, 1947) was a prolific United States popular songwriter, producing many hit songs of the 1910s and 1920s. ... Harry Warren (December 24, 1893 - September 22, 1981) was a music composer of many different styles. ... Ten Cents a Dance is a popular song. ... 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 Charles Rodgers (June 28, 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. ... William Joseph Billy Hill (July 14, 1899 - December 24, 1940) was an American songwriter and lyricist. ... Three Little Words is a popular song. ... Bert Kalmar (16 February 1884 - 18 September 1947) was a popular United States songwriter, born in New York City. ... Harry Ruby (October 29, 1895 – February 23, 1974) was an American songwriter and screenwriter. ... Harold Adamson (1906-1980) was an American lyricist during the 1930s and 1940s. ... Mack Gordon (born Morris Gittler, 21 June 1904 - 28 February 1959) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist of songs for the stage and film. ... Walkin My Baby Back Home is a popular song. ... Roy Turk (born September 20, 1892 in New York, New York; died November 30, 1934) was an American songwriter. ... Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886 - October 8, 1941) was a famous German-American musician, songwriter and lyricist. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Lawrence Mervil Tibbett (November 16, 1896 - July 15, 1960) was an American actor and singer. ... The Rogue Song is a 1930 musical romance film which tells the story of a Russian bandit who falls in love with a princess, but takes his revenge on her when her brother rapes and kills his sister. ... Charles Tobias was born on August 15, 1898 in New York City. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Franz Lehár (30 April 1870 - 24 October 1948) was a Hungarian composer, mainly known for his operettas. ... Bert Kalmar (16 February 1884 - 18 September 1947) was a popular United States songwriter, born in New York City. ... Harry Ruby (October 29, 1895 – February 23, 1974) was an American songwriter and screenwriter. ... Billy Rose (September 6, 1899–February 10, 1966) was an Jewish-American theatrical showman. ... Harry Warren (December 24, 1893 - September 22, 1981) was a music composer of many different styles. ... Sammy Fain (Samuel Feinberg, June 17, 1902 - December 6, 1989) was an Jewish-American composer of popular music. ... Irving Kahal, [b 5 March 1903 in Houtzdale, d 7 February 1942 in New York] was a popular lyricist active in the 1920s and 30s. ... 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. ... Sigmund Romberg (July 29, 1887 – November 9, 1951) was a Jewish composer best known for his operettas. ... Walter Donaldson (February 15, 1893 - July 15, 1947) was a prolific United States popular songwriter, producing many hit songs of the 1910s and 1920s. ...

Top hits on record

Rudy Vallee (July 28, 1901 - July 3, 1986) was a popular United States singer, actor, bandleader, and entertainer. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903? – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career lasted from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... Im Confessin that I Love You (also known as Confessin, Im Confessin, and Confessin that I Love You) is a popular song which has been recorded many times. ... Guy Lombardo, photographed by William P. Gottlieb, 1947 Gaetano Alberto Guy Lombardo (June 19, 1902 – November 5, 1977) was a Canadian bandleader and violinist. ... 1928 Columbia Records label with caricature of Paul Whiteman Paul Whiteman (March 28, 1890 – December 29, 1967) was a popular american orchestral leader. ... 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. ... Ten Cents a Dance is a popular song. ... Ruth Etting (November 23, 1896 – September 24, 1978) was an American singing star of the 1930s, who had over sixty hit recordings. ... Rudy Vallee (July 28, 1901 - July 3, 1986) was a popular United States singer, actor, bandleader, and entertainer. ... Duke Ellington Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (April 29, 1899–May 24, 1974), also known simply as Duke (see Jazz royalty), was an American jazz composer, pianist, and bandleader. ... Guy Lombardo, photographed by William P. Gottlieb, 1947 Gaetano Alberto Guy Lombardo (June 19, 1902 – November 5, 1977) was a Canadian bandleader and violinist. ...

Top blues records

The blues is a vocal and instrumental form of music based on a pentatonic scale and a characteristic twelve-bar chord progression. ... Cover to Stop and Listen by the Mississippi Sheiks The Mississippi Sheiks were a popular guitar and fiddle group of the 1930s. ... Son House, circa 1965 Eddie James House, Jr. ... Clarksdale Moan and its B-side Mississippi Country Farm Blues are two songs by legendary blues musician Son House. ... Son House, circa 1965 Eddie James House, Jr. ... Blind Willie McTell Blind Willie McTell (May 5, 1901–August 15, 1959) (probably born William Samuel McTear) was an influential blues singer and guitarist. ... Big Bill Broonzy (1893 or 1898-1958) was a prolific United States composer, recorder and performer of blues songs. ... Big Bill Broonzy (1893 or 1898-1958) was a prolific United States composer, recorder and performer of blues songs. ...

Classical music

William Alwyn (November 7, 1905 – September 11, 1985) was an English composer. ... Aaron Copland (November 14, 1900 – December 2, 1990) was an American composer of concert and film music. ... Arthur De Greef (October 10, 1862 _ August 29, 1940) was a Belgian pianist and composer. ... 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. ... Reynaldo Hahn, born on August 9, 1874 in Caracas, Venezuela, died on January 28, 1947 in Paris, France, was a German - Venezuelan composer, conductor and a music critic. ... Howard Harold Hanson (October 28, 1896 – February 26, 1981) was a composer, conductor and educator from the United States of America. ... Mikhail Mikhailovich Ippolitov-Ivanov (November 19, 1859 – January 28, 1935) was a Russian composer, conductor and teacher. ... Paul Juon (Russian: March 6, 1872–August 21, 1940) was a Moscow-born composer and student of Anton Arensky, Sergei Taneyev and Woldemar Bargiel. ... Zoltán Kodály Zoltán Kodály (IPA: /ˈzoltaːn ˈkodaːj/) (December 16, 1882 – March 6, 1967) was a Hungarian composer, ethnomusicologist, educator, linguist and philosopher. ... Igor Markevitch (July 27, 1912-March 7, 1983) was a Ukrainian composer and conductor. ... Heitor Villa-Lobos Heitor Villa-Lobos (March 5, 1887 - November 17, 1959) was a Brazilian composer. ... Anton Webern (December 3, 1883 – September 15, 1945) was an Austrian composer. ...

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... Ralph Benatzky (5 June 1884–16 October 1957), born in Mährisch-Budwitz as Rudolph Josef Frantisek Benatzky) was an Austrian composer. ... LeoÅ¡ Janáček in 1928 LeoÅ¡ Janáček â–¶ (help· info) (July 3, 1854 in Hukvaldy, Moravia – August 12, 1928 in Ostrava) was a Czech composer. ... From the House of the Dead (Z Mrtvého Domu in Czech), is an opera by Leoš Janáček. ... 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. ...

Musical theater

Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... // West End theatre is a popular term for mainstream professional theatre in London, or sometimes more specifically for shows staged in the large theatres of Londons Theatreland . Along with New Yorks Broadway Theatre, West End theatre is usually considered to represent the highest level of theatre in the... The Adam brothers Adelphi Buildings in an 18th-century print; the terrace stood upon riverfront warehousing. ... December 3 is the 337th (in leap years the 338th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theater combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... Girl Crazy is a theater musical with music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin and book by Guy Bolton and John McGowan. ... Broadway theatre is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... The Neil Simon Theater, formerly known as the Alvin Theater, is a Broadway theatre located at 250 West 52nd Street in Manhattan, New York City which has produced many notable musicals and plays. ... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in Leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Land of Smiles (Das Land des Lächelns in the original German) is a 1929 operetta by Franz Lehár. ... The Broadway Theatre is located in New York City, on 1681 Broadway (Broadway and 53rd Street). ... December 8 is the 342nd day (343rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theater combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... A revue is a type of theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches that satirize contemporary figures, news, or literature. ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years). ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theater combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... A revue is a type of theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches that satirize contemporary figures, news, or literature. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... For other White Horse Inns see the White Horse disambiguation page. ... Ralph Benatzky (5 June 1884–16 October 1957), born in Mährisch-Budwitz as Rudolph Josef Frantisek Benatzky) was an Austrian composer. ...

Musical films

The musical film is a film genre in which several songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative. ... See also Animal crackers (disambiguation). ... See Marx brothers (fencing) for the 16th century German brotherhood. ... Lillian Roth (December 13, 1910-May 12, 1980) is an American singer and actress and noted performer on Broadway. ... Margaret Dumont (born October 20, 1889; died March 6, 1965) was an American comedic actress. ... Joe E. Brown may refer to several people: Joseph Evans Brown (July 28, 1892 - July 6, 1973), American screen actor, portrayer of Capn Andy Hawks in the motion picture Show Boat Joseph Emerson Brown (April 15, 1821 - November 30, 1894) governor of Georgia from 1853 to 1865, and U... Ona Munson publicity photo Ona Munson (born June 16, 1903; died February 11, 1955) was an American actress perhaps best known for her portrayal of prostitute Belle Watling in Gone with the Wind. ... Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers, in Egyptian costume, performs a ritual of Isis (not a Rite of the Golden Dawn). ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... Walter Woolf King (November 2, 1899 - October 24, 1984) was a singer, performer, and film actor born in San Francisco, California. ... Vivienne Sonia Segal (April 19, 1897 - December 29, 1992) was an American actress and singer. ... Noah Beery (January 17, 1882 - April 1, 1946) was an American actor. ... British actor (of Italian extraction) who was born Henry George Lupino on June 16, 1892, in London, England, UK. He appeared as an actor between 1915 and 1940. ... Good News is a musical comedy which opened on Broadway in 1927, set on the campus of the fictional Tait College. The book was by Buddy DeSylva and Laurence Schwab, lyrics by Buddy DeSylva and Lew Brown, and music by Ray Henderson. ... Hit the Deck is a musical theater production first staged at the Belasco Theatre on Broadway on April 25, 1927. ... The New Moon was a rock music venue in Paris during the 1990s. ... No, No, Nanette is a Broadway musical first produced in 1925 by H.H Frazee, who financed the production, at least in part, by selling baseball superstar Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees five years earlier (Frazee owned the Boston Red Sox at the time). ... Zazu Pitts sporting her famous bob hairstyle ZaSu Pitts (3 January 1894–7 June 1963) was a United States movie actress. ... Louise Fazenda (June 17, 1895 - April 17, 1962) was an American film actor, appearing chiefly in silent film comedy films. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Mildred Harris Mildred Harris (November 29, 1901 - July 20, 1944) was a notable actress of the silent screen era and first wife of acting legend Charlie Chaplin. ... Puttin on the Ritz is a popular song written and published in 1929 by Irving Berlin. ... The Rogue Song is a 1930 musical romance film which tells the story of a Russian bandit who falls in love with a princess, but takes his revenge on her when her brother rapes and kills his sister. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... Lawrence Mervil Tibbett (November 16, 1896 - July 15, 1960) was an American actor and singer. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Oliver Hardy (1892–1957) On January 18, 1892, Norvell Hardy was born in Harlem, Georgia. ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... 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. ... Frank Albertson (February 2, 1909 - February 29, 1964) was an American character actor. ... Sunny can refer to several things: Look up sunny on Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... November 26 is the 330th day (331st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Vivienne Sonia Segal (April 19, 1897 - December 29, 1992) was an American actress and singer. ... Jean Hersholt (July 12, 1886 - June 2, 1956) was an Danish actor. ... Walter Pidgeon Walter Pidgeon (September 23, 1897 – September 25, 1984) was a Canadian actor. ... Louise Fazenda (June 17, 1895 - April 17, 1962) was an American film actor, appearing chiefly in silent film comedy films. ... This article is about Whoopee! the show and the film. ...

Births

January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Glenn Yarborough (born January 12, 1930) is an American singer. ... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Moonglows were an influental American R&B and doo wop group, featuring such legendary singers as Bobby Lester, Harvey Fuqua, Alexander Graves and Prentiss Barnes, along with guitarist Billy Johnson. ... January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bobby Blue Bland (born January 27, 1930) is an American singer and was an original member of The Beale Streeters. ... February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dorothy McGuire and Kent Smith in The Spiral Staircase Dorothy Hackett McGuire (June 14, 1916 – September 13, 2001) was an American actress. ... The McGuire Sisters The McGuire Sisters were a singing trio in American popular music. ... February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... Lorin Varencove Maazel (born March 6, 1930) is a conductor, violinist and composer. ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... Jan Howard (born Lula Grace Johnson on March 13, 1930 in West Plains, Missouri) was one of the trail-blazing country music female vocalists of the 1960s. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... 22 March is the 81st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (82nd in Leap years). ... Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American musical theater lyricist and composer. ... March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (88th in Leap years). ... Robert Ashley (born March 28, 1930) is a contemporary composer, best known for his operas and other theatrical works. ... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (89th in Leap years). ... April 16 is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years). ... Herbert Jay Solomon (April 16, 1930 – July 1, 2003), better known as Herbie Mann, was an American jazz flutist and important practitioner of world music. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... Little Walter (born Marion Walter Jacobs) (May 1, 1930 - February 15, 1968) was a blues singer and harmonica player. ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... Julian Penkivil Slade (born London, May 28, 1930) is an English writer of musical theatre best-known for the show Salad Days, which became the UKs longest-running show of the 1950s, and Trelawny. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Barbara was a popular French female singer born as Monique Andrée Serf (June 9, 1930 - November 25, 1997) best known under her stage name . ... July 16 is the 197th day (198th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 168 days remaining. ... Guy Béart (born July 16, 1930) is a French singer and songwriter. ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... Sally Ann Howes as Truly Scrumptious in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang with Van Dyke as Caractacus Potts. ... August 1 is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... Lionel Bart (1930-1999) was a British composer of songs musicals, best known for Oliver! Bart was born Lionel Begleiter in London to Galician Jews, and grew up in Stepney. ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... For Ray Charles of the Ray Charles Singers and longtime vocal conductor for Perry Como, see Ray Charles (elder). ... October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). ... Tōru Takemitsu (武満 徹 Takemitsu Tōru, October 8, 1930 - February 20, 1996) was a Japanese composer of music, who explored the compositional principles of Western classical music and his native Japanese tradition both in isolation and in combination. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... Jiles Perry Richardson, Jr. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Odetta (b. ...

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Jazz represented a break from Western musical traditions, where the composer wrote a piece of music on paper and the musicians then tried their best to play exactly what was in the score.
Many of these virtuoso musicians were not good sight readers and some could not read music at all, never the less their playing thrilled audiences and the spontaneous music they created captured a joy and sense of adventure that was an exciting and radical departure from the music of that time.
Most of these men could not make a living with their music and were forced to work menial jobs to get by.
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