1906 in music


1906 in music

Events

*May 27 - Gustav Mahler's "Symphony No. 6" is premiered in Essen.
*Amelita Galli-Curci makes her operatic debut.

Published popular music

* "Abraham Jefferson Washington Lee" Harry Von Tilzer
* "Ain't You Coming Back To Old New Hampshire, Molly?" w. Robert F. Roden m. J. Fred Helf
* "Alice, Where Art Thou Going?" Heelan, Gumble
* "All In Down And Out" w. Cecil Mack m. Chris Smith, Billy B. Smith & Elmer Bowman
* "Anchors Aweigh" w. Alfred Hart Miles & R. Lovell m. Charles A. Zimmerman
* "Andulko Safárova" Kmoch
* "Anxious" William Jerome, Jean Kendis, Paley
* "Are You Coming Out Tonight, Mary Ann?" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry Von Tilzer
* "Arrah Wanna" w. Jack Drislane m. Theodore F. Morse
* "At Dawning" w. Nelle Richmond Eberhart m. Charles Wakefield Cadman
* "Because You're You" w. Henry Blossom m. Victor Herbert
* "The Bee That Gets The Honey Doesn't Hang Around The Hive" w. Ed Rose m. J. Fred Helf
* "The Bird On Nellie's Hat" w. Arthur J. Lamb m. Alfred Solman
* "The Buffalo Rag" Tom Turpin
* "By The Side Of The Zuyder Zee" w. A. J. Mills m. Bennett Scott
* "Captain Baby Bunting Of The Rocking Horse Brigade" w. Ed Gardinier & Will D. Cobb m. J. Fred Helf
* "Cheyenne" w. Harry H. Williams m. Egbert Van Alstyne
* "Colleen Bawn" w. Edward Madden m. J. Fred Helf
* "College Life" w. Porter Emerson Browne m. Henry Frantzen
* "Come, Take A Skate With Me" w.m. Raymond Brown & Gus Edwards
* "Crocodile Isle" Morse
* "Dill Pickles Rag" m. Charles L. Johnson
* "Do Re Mi Fa So La Ti Do" w. William Cahill m. Benjamin Hapgood Burt
* "Don't You Think It's Time To Marry?" Edwards
* "Dreaming" w. L. W. Heiser m. J. Anton Dailey
* "Every Day Is Ladies' Day To Me" w. Henry Blossom m. Victor Herbert
* "The Free Lance March" m. John Philip Sousa
* "Frog Legs Rag" m. James Scott
* "The Game Of Peek-a-Boo" Edwards
* "Girlie, I Love You" Morse
* "The Good Old USA" w. Jack Drislane m. Theodore F. Morse
* "The Grand Old Rag" (aka "You're a Grand Old Flag") w.m. George M. Cohan
* "He Walked Right In Turned Around And Walked Right Out Again" w. Edward Rose m. Maxwell Silver
* "Here's To Our Absent Brothers" w.m. J. Fred Helf
* "He's A Cousin Of Mine" w. Cecil Mack m. Chris Smith & Silvio Hein
* "Highland Birthday Party" w.m. Hector Grant
* "Holding Hands (You Don't Say Nothing At All)" w. Jack Norworth m. Albert Von Tilzer
* "Honora H. Doolin" Mills
* "I Don't Like Your Family" Howard
* "I Just Can't Make My Eyes Behave" w.m. Will D. Cobb & Gus Edwards
* "I Miss You In A Thousand Different Ways" w. Will D. Cobb m. Gus Edwards
* "I Never Saw Such Jealousy In My Life" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry Von Tilzer
* "I Was Born In Virginia" w.m. George M. Cohan
* "Ida-Ho!" Von Tilzer
* "If Anybody Wants To Meet A Jonah Shake Hands With Me" w.m. Harry Hoyt
* "If The Man In The Moon Were A Coon" w.m. Fred Fisher
* "I'm Sorry" Von Tilzer
* "In Old New York" w. Henry Blossom m. Victor Herbert
* "Is It Warm Enough For You?" Paley
* "I've Said My Last Farewell" Sischer
* "Just One Word Of Consolation" w. Frank B. Williams m. Tom Lemonier
* "Keep On The Sunny Side" w. Jack Drislane m. Theodore F. Morse
* "Kiss, Kiss, Kiss (If You Want To Learn To Kiss)" w. Harry B. Smith m. Gertrude Hoffmann
* "Lassie, Dinna Sigh For Me" w.m. Hector Grant
* "A Lemon In The Garden Of Love" w. M. E. Rourke m. Richard Carle
* "Let Bygones Be Bygones And Let Us Be Sweethearts Again" w. Alex Rogers m. Bert Williams
* "Let It Alone" w. Alex Rogers m. Bert Williams
* "Let Me See You Smile" Fischer
* "The Little Chauffeur" Bowers
* "The Load That Father Carried" w. Frank Fogerty m. J. B. Mullen
* "Love Me And The World Is Mine" w. Dave Reed Jr m. Ernest R. Ball
* "Mississippi Sunflower" (characteristic march & two-step) m. Otto and John Heinzman
* "Moonbeams" w. Henry Blossom m. Victor Herbert
* "Moonlight Dance" m. Herman Finck
* "Mr Monkey" Edwards
* "My Mariuccia Take A Steamboat" w. George Ronklyn m. Al Piantodosi
* "National Emblem March" w. E. E. Bagley
* "The Next Horse I Ride On" w.m. Fred Murray & George Everard
* "Not Because Your Hair Is Curly" w.m. Bob Adams
* "Nothing Like That In Our Family" Heelan, Furth
* "Poor John" w. Fred E. Leigh m. Henry E. Pether
* "The Poor Old Man" w.m. Vincent Bryan
* "School Days" w. Will D. Cobb m. Gus Edwards
* "Since Father Went To Work" w.m. William Cahill
* "Some One Looks Good To Some One" Weaver
* "The Streets Of New York" w. Henry Blossom m. Victor Herbert from the musical "The Red Mill"
* "Sunbonnet Sue" w. Will D. Cobb m. Gus Edwards
* "Sweet Anastasia Brady" Schwartz
* "That's The Reason Noo I Wear A Kilt" w.m. A. B. Kendal & Harry Lauder
* "Waltz Me Around Again Willie" w. Will D. Cobb m. Ren Shields
* "We Parted On The Shore" w.m. Harry Lauder
* "We've Been Chums For Fifty Years" w.m. Thurland Chattaway
* "What A Mouth" w.m. R. P. Weston
* "What's The Use Of Dreaming?" w.m. Joseph E. Howard
* "What's The Use Of Loving If You Can't Love All The Time" w. Joseph Mittenthal m. Harry Armstrong
* "When Love Is Young In Springtime" w.m. Rida Johnson Young & Melville Ellis
* "When The Whip-poor-will Sings, Marguerite" w. C. M. Denison m. J. Fred Helf
* "When Tommy Atkins Marries Dolly Gray" w. Will D. Cobb m. Gus Edwards
* "When You Know You're Not Forgotten By The Girl You Can't Forget" w. Ed Gardinier m. J. Fred Helf
* "While The Old Mill Wheel Is Turning" w. Will D. Cobb m. Kerry Mills
* "Whistle It!" Blossom, Herbert
* "Wonderland" w.m. Thomas S. Allen
* "Won't You Come Over To My House" w. Harry H. Williams m. Egbert Van Alstyne
* "Wouldn't You Like To Flirt with Me?" Rogers
* "You Can Have Broadway" w.m. George M. Cohan from the musical "George Washington, Junior"
* "You Can't Give Your Heart To Somebody Else And Still Hold Hands With Me" Edwards

Recorded popular music

* "Stop Your Tickling Jock" - Harry Lauder

Classical music

*Frank Bridge - "Three Idylls for String Quartet", "Quartet no. 1 in E minor Bologna"
*Grigoraş Dinicu - "Hora staccato"
*Edward Elgar - "The Kingdom (oratorio)"
*Charles Ives - "Central Park in the Dark"
*Gustav Mahler - "Symphony No. 6 (3rd version)"
*Carl Nielsen - "String Quartet in F, op. 44"
*Sergei Rachmaninoff - "Symphony No. 2 in E Minor"
*Max Reger - "Serenade in G for orchestra op. 95"
*Arnold Schoenberg - "Chamber Symphony No. 1"
*Josef Suk - "Symphony No. 2 Asrael" finished
*Sergei Taneyev - "Piano Quartet in E major op. 20"
*Edgard Varèse - "Un grand sommeil noir"
*Anton Webern - "Rondo for string quartet"

Opera

*Walter Braunfels - "Falada"
*Jules Massenet - "Ariane"
*Sergei Rachmaninoff - "Francesca Da Rimini"
* Dame Ethel Smyth - "The Wreckers"
*Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari - "I quattro rusteghi"

Musical theater

* "About Town" Broadway production
* "Forty-Five Minutes From Broadway" Broadway production
* "The Free Lance" Broadway production
* "George Washington, Junior" Broadway production opened at the Herald Square Theatre on February 12 and ran for 81 performances.
* "The Glass-Blowers" Broadway production
* "The Little Cherub" London production
* "The Red Mill" Broadway production
* "Seeing New York" Broadway production opened at the New York Roof Theatre on June 5 and ran for 75 performances
* "The Spring Chicken" Broadway production opened at Daly's Theatre on October 8 and transferred to the New Amsterdam Theatre on December 10 and ran for a total of 91 performances.
* "The Vicar of Wakefield" London production

Births

*January 1 - Giovanni D'Anzi, Italian songwriter
*January 4 - Frankie Newton, American trumpeter
*January 27 - Radamés Gnattali, Brazilian composer
*January 15 - Alessandro Cicognini, film composer (d. 1995)
*January 31
** Benjamin Frankel, composer (d. 1973)
** Roosevelt Sykes, blues musician (d. 1983
*February 1 - Hildegarde, actress, singer
*February 5 - Zara Levina, pianist and composer (d. 1976)
*February 19 - Grace Williams, Welsh composer (d. 1977)
*February 21 - Jeanne Aubert, singer and actress (d. 1988)
*March 3 - Barney Bigard, jazz musician (d. 1980)
*March 13 - Frank Teschemacher, jazz musician (d. 1932)
*March 20 - Ozzie Nelson, actor, band leader (d. 1975)
*March 25 - Jean Sablon, French singer (d. 1994)
*March 27 - Pee Wee Russell, jazz musician (d. 1969)
*April 9 - Antal Doráti, conductor (d. 1988)
*April 18 - Little Brother Montgomery, jazz musician
*May 23
** Libby Holman, US singer and actress
** Lucha Reyes, singer
*June 1 - Walter Legge, record producer (d. 1979)
*June 3 - Josephine Baker, US singer, dancer and toast of Paris (d. 1975)
*June 26 - Alberto Rabagliati, Italian singer and actor (d. 1974)
*July 7 - Anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (d. 1985)
*September 25
**Jaroslav Ježek, composer (d. 1942)
**Dmitri Shostakovich, composer
*September 30 - Mireille Hartuch, French singer (d. 1996)
*October 9 - Janis Ivanovs, Latvian composer (d. 1983)
*October 10 - Paul Creston, composer (d. 1985)
*October 15 - Victoria Spivey, US singer, pianist and composer (d. 1976)
*October 22 - Charles Lynch, Irish concert pianist (d. 1984)
*October 31 - Louise Talma, composer (d. 1996)
*November 3 - Alma Rosé, violinist (d. 1944)
*November 9 - Pete Brown, jazz musician (d. 1963)
*December 10 - Harold Adamson, US lyricist (d. 1980)
*December 27 - Oscar Levant, pianist and actor (d. 1972)
*"date unknown" - Morgan Lewis, songwriter

Deaths

*January 23 - Charles Hunter, ragtime composer (b. 1876)
*January 30 - Paul Dresser, US composer (b. 1857)
*February 25 - Anton Arensky, composer (b. 1861)
*March 22 - Martin Wegelius, composer (b. 1846)
*April 25 - John Knowles Paine, organist and composer (b. 1839)
*May 9 - Helen Lemmens-Sherrington, operatic soprano (b. 1834)
*June 7 - "Signor Brocolini", opera singer (b. 1841)
*July 1 - Manuel Patricio Rodríguez García, singer and music teacher (b. 1805)
*July 8 - Ivan Melnikov, operatic baritone (b. 1832)
*July 9 - Alfred Stelzner, designer of musical instruments (b. 1852)
*July 29 - Alexandre Luigini, composer (b. 1850)
*August 26 - Eugen Gura, opera singer (b. 1842)
*September 1 - Giuseppe Giacosa, librettist for Giacomo Puccini
*December 30 - Eugène Goossens, père, conductor (b. 1845)
*"date unknown"
**Federico Consolo, violinist and composer (b. 1841)
**Léon Gastinel, composer (b. 1813)
**Enrique el Mellizo, flamenco singer (b. 1848)
**Heinrich Reimann, organist and composer (b. 1850)
**Nissan Spivak, cantor and composer (b. 1824)


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