1903 in music


1903 in music

Events

*February 11 - Anton Bruckner's "9th Symphony" premieres in Vienna
*Enrico Caruso joins cast of New York's Metropolitan Opera Company and makes first records for the Victor Talking Machine Company
*Mississippi John Hurt begins performing
*Victor Herbert's "Babes in Toyland" premieres

Published popular music


* "Always In The Way" w.m. Charles K. Harris
* "Always Leave Them Laughing When You Say Goodbye" w.m. George M. Cohan
* "Are We To Part Like This?" w.m. Harry Castling & Charles Collins
* "Anona" w.m. Vivian Grey
* "Bedelia" w. William Jerome m. Jean Schwartz
* "The Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous" w.m. Dan McAvoy
* "The Burning of Rome" by E. T. Paull
* "By The Sycamore Tree" w. George V. Hobart m. Max Hoffmann
* "Congo Love Song" w.m. Bob Cole & J. Rosamond Johnson
* "Daisy Donahue" w. James O'Dea m. Robert J. Adams
* "Dear Old Girl" w. Richard Henry Buck m. Theodore F. Morse
* "Dear Sing Sing" Schwartz
* "Down At The Old Bull And Bush" w.m. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry Von Tilzer
* "Flowers Of Dixieland" w. Edgar Smith m. J. Rosamond Johnson
* "General Hardtack On Guard" w.m. Dave Reed Jr
* "Good-bye, Eliza Jane" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry Von Tilzer
* "Hamlet Was A Melancholy Dane" w. William Jerome m. Jean Schwartz
* "Hannah!" by Joseph Farrell
* "He Was A Sailor" w. William Jerome m. Jean Schwartz
* "Hurrah For Baffin's Bay" w. Vincent Bryan m. Theodore F. Morse
* "I Can't Do The Sum" w. Glen MacDonough m. Victor Herbert
* "I Could Love You In A Steam Heat Flat" w. Vincent Bryan m. J. B. Mullen
* "I Never Could Love Like That" Bowman, Johns
* "Ida, Sweet As Apple Cider" w. Eddie Leonard m. Eddie Munson
* "I'm A Jonah Man" w.m. Alex Rogers
* "I'm On The Water Wagon Now" w. Paul West m. John Walter Bratton
* "I'm Thinking Of You All The While" Reed Jnr
* "I'm Wearing My Heart Away For You" w.m. Charles K. Harris
* "In The Village By The Sea" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Stanley Crawford
* "Indolence" Jason Mathews
* "Is Your Mother In, Molly Malone?" w.m. Mills & Everard
* "It Takes The Irish To Beat The Dutch" w. Edward Madden m. Theodore F. Morse
* "It Was The Dutch" w. Vincent Bryan m. J. B. Mullen
* "It's The Man In The Sailor Suit" w. Fred C. Farrell m. Theodore F. Morse
* "Jack Tar March" by John Philip Sousa
* "Julie" w. William Jerome m. Jean Schwartz
* "Lazy Moon" w. Bob Cole m. J. Rosamond Johnson
* "Like A Star That Falls From Heaven" w. Arthur Lamb m. Kerry Mills
* "Little Yellow Bird" w.m. C. W. Murphy & William Hargreaves
* "The Maid Of Timbucktoo" w. James Weldon Johnson m. Bob Cole
* "The March Of The Toys" m. Victor Herbert
* "Main Gazebo" Chris Praetorius
* "Mary Ellen" Bryan, Lemonier
* "Melody Of Love" w. Tom Glazer m. H. Engelmann
* "The Military Band" m. Victor Herbert
* "Moriaty" w. Charles Horwitz m. Fred V. Bowers
* "Mother O' Mine" w. Rudyard Kipling m. Frank E. Tours
* "My Cosy Corner Girl" w. Charles Noel Douglas m. John Walter Bratton
*"My Hula Lula Girl" by Jean Schwartz & William Jerome
* "My Little Coney Isle" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry Von Tilzer
* "My Little Creole Babe" w.m. Maude Nugent
* "My Little 'Rang Outang" Madden, Morse
* "Navajo" w. Harry H. Williams m. Egbert Van Alstyne
* "Nellie Dean" Henry W. Armstrong
* "An Old Man's Darling" w.m. Fred Murray & George Everard
* "Only A Dream Of A Golden Past" w. Alfred Bryan m. Stanley Crawford
* "Out Where The Breakers Roar" w. Harlow Hyde m. H. W. Petrie
* "Over The Pilsner Foam" w. Vincent Bryan m. J. B. Mullen
* "Palm Leaf Rag" by Scott Joplin
* "Please Mother, Buy Me A Baby" w.m. Will D. Cobb & Gus Edwards
* "The Saftest Of The Family" w. Harry Lauder & Bobry Beaton m. Harry Lauder
* "Save It For Me" w. James Weldon Johnson m. Bob Cole
* "Spring Beautiful Spring" m. Paul Lincke
* "Stop Your Ticklin', Jock" w. Harry Lauder & Frank Folley m. Harry Lauder
* "Summer Breeze March & Two-Step" by James Scott
* "There's A Little Street In Heaven That They Call Broadway" w. Jack T. Waldron & A. Baldwin Sloane m. A. Baldwin Sloane
* "Toyland" w. Glen MacDonough m. Victor Herbert
* "The Toymaker's Shop" m. Victor Herbert
* "Two Eyes Of Blue" w. George H. Taylor m. Leslie Stuart
* "Two Eyes Of Brown" w. Edward Madden m. Stephen Howard
* "Under A Panama" Bryan, Mullen
* "Under The Anheuser Bush" w.m. Andrew B. Sterling & Harry Von Tilzer
* "Up In A Coconut Tree" Madden, Morse
* "Upper Broadway After Dark" w. Edward Gardinier m. Maurice Levi
* "When I'm Away From You Dear" w.m. Paul Dresser
* "The Woodchuck Song" w. Robert Hobart Davis m. Theodore F. Morse
* "The Wreck Of The Old '97" w.m. Henry C. Work
* "Your Dad Gave His Life For His Country" w. Harry J. Breen m. T. Mayo Geary
* "You're The Flower Of My Heart, Sweet Adeline" w. Richard H. Gerard m. Henry W. Armstrong

Recorded popular music

* "Always In The Way" (w.m. Charles K. Harris)
- Byron G. Harlan on Edison Records
* "Any Rags?" (w.m. Thomas S. Allen)
- Arthur Collins on Edison
* "The Arrow And The Song" (w. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow m. Michael William Balfe)
- Herbert Goddard on Victor Records
* "Badinage" (m. Victor Herbert)
- Edison Grand Concert Band on Edison
* "Bedelia" (w. William Jerome m. Jean Schwartz)
- George J. Gaskin on Columbia Records
- Edward M. Favor on Columbia
- Billy Murray on Edison
* "The Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous" (w.m. Dan McAvoy)
- Edward M. Favor on Edison
- Dan W. Quinn on Victor
* "Blaze Away" (m. Abe Holzmann)
- banjos Vess L. Ossman & Bill Farmer on Victor
* "Blaze Away" (m. Abe Holzmann)
- Kendle's Band on Victor
* "By The Sycamore Tree" (w. George V. Hobart m. Max Hoffmann)
- Harry Macdonough on Edison
- Bob Roberts on Columbia
- Billy Murray on Victor
* "Come Down Ma' Evenin' Star" (w. Robert B. Smith m. John Stromberg)
- Mina Hickman on Victor
* "Congo Love Song" (w.m. Bob Cole & J. Rosamond Johnson)
- Harry Macdonough on Edison
- Mina Hickman on Victor
* "Could You Be True To Eyes Of Blue If You Looked Into Eyes Of Brown?" (w.m. Will D. Cobb & Gus Edwards)
- Harry Macdonough on Victor
* "The Country Girl" (w. Stanislaus Stange m. Julian Edwards)
- Vesta Victoria on Gramophone Records
* "Didn't Know Exactly What To Do" (w. Frank Pixley m. Gustav Luders)
- Edward M. Favor on Edison
* "Down On The Farm" (w. Raymond A. Browne m. Harry Von Tilzer)
- Franklyn Wallace on Edison
* "Flowers Of Dixieland" (w. Edgar Smith m. J. Rosamond Johnson)
- Franklyn Wallace on Edison
* "The Gambling Man(1)" (w. William Jerome m. Jean Schwartz)
- Silas Leachman on Victor
* "Good-bye, Eliza Jane" (w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry Von Tilzer)
- Arthur Collins on Edison
* "Hamlet Was A Melancholy Dane" (w. William Jerome m. Jean Schwartz)
- Edward M. Favor on Edison
* "He Ought To Have A Tablet In The Hall of Fame" (w. Arthur L. Robb m. John W. Bratton)
- Edward M. Favor on Edison
* "He Was A Sailor" (w. William Jerome m. Jean Schwartz)
- Collins & Harlan on Edison
* "Heidelberg Stein Song" (w. Frank Pixley m. Gustav Luders)
- Harry Macdonough on Edison & Victor
* "Hiawatha" (w. James O'Dea m. Neil Moret)
- Edison Grand Concert Band on Edison
- Harry Macdonough on Edison
- Metropolitan Orchestra on Victor
- Sousa's Band on Victor
* "Hurrah For Baffin's Bay" (w. Vincent Bryan m. Theodore F. Morse)
- Collins & Harlan on Edison
- Dan W. Quinn on Victor
* "I Could Love You In A Steam Heat Flat" (w. Vincent Bryan m. J. B. Mullen)
- Harry West on Edison
* "I Like You, Lil, For Fair" (Ade, Loraine)
- Billy Murray on Victor
* "I Never Could Love Like That" (Bowman, Johns)
- Billy Murray on Victor
* "I Want To Be A Lidy" (w. George Dance m. George Dee)
- Clarke's Band Of Providence on Victor
* "I Wonder Why Bill Bailey Don't Come Home" (w.m. Frank Fogerty, Matt C. Woodward & William Jerome)
- Arthur Collins on Victor & Edison
* "I'll Wed You In The Golden Summertime" (w. Alfred Bryan m. Stanley Crawford)
- John H. Bieling & Harry Macdonough on Victor
* "I'm A Jonah Man" (w.m. Alex Rogers)
- Dan W. Quinn on Victor
- Arthur Collins on Edison & Victor
* "I'm Thinking Of You All The While" (Reed Jnr)
- Billy Murray on Victor
* "I'm Wearing My Heart Away For You" (w.m. Charles K. Harris)
- Harry Macdonough & John H. Bieling on Victor
* "In Silence" (w. Sydney Rosenfeld m. A. Baldwin Sloane)
- Arthur Clifford on Edison
* "In The City Of Sighs And Tears" (w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Kerry Mills)
- J. W. Myers on Victor
* "In the Good Old Summer Time" (w. Ren Shields m. George "Honey Boy" Evans)
- Haydn Quartette on Victor
- S. H. Dudley & Harry Macdonough with Sousa's Band on Victor
- Harry Macdonough on Victor
* "In The Sweet Bye And Bye" (w. Vincent P. Bryan m. Harry Von Tilzer)
- J. Aldrich Libbey on Edison
* "In The Village By The Sea" (w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Stanley Crawford)
- Byron G. Harlan on Edison
* "It Takes The Irish To Beat The Dutch" (w. Edward Madden m. Theodore F. Morse)
- Billy Murray on Victor Monarch
* "It Was The Dutch" (w. Vincent Bryan m. J. B. Mullen)
- Collins & Harlan on Edison
* "Juanita" (w. Caroline Norton m. trad Sp.)
- Haydn Quartette on Victor
* "Julie" (w. Wiliam Jerome m. Jean Schwartz)
- Edward M. Favor on Edison
* "Just For Tonight(1)" (w.m. Frank O. French)
- Albert C. Campbell on Edison
* "The Leader Of The Frocks And Frills" (w. Robert H. Smith m. Melville Ellis)
- Clarke's Band of Providence on Victor
* "Like A Star That Falls From Heaven" (w. Arthur Lamb m. Kerry Mills)
- Joe Natus on Victor
* "The Maid Of Timbucktoo" (w. James Weldon Johnson m. Bob Cole)
- Harry Macdonough on Edison
* "Massa's In De Cold Ground" (w. m. Stephen Collins Foster)
- Edison Male Quartette on Edison
* "Meet Me When The Sun Goes Down" (w. Vincent Bryan m. Harry von Tilzer)
- William H. Thompson (singer) on Victor
* "Melody Of Love" (w. Tom Glazer m. H. Engelmann)
- Edison Symphony Orchestra on Edison
* "The Message Of The Rose" (w. Will A. Heelan m. Leo Edwards)
- George Seymour Lenox on Edison
* "The Message Of The Violet" (w. Frank Pixley m. Gustav Luders)
- J. W. Myers on Victor
* "Mighty Lak' A Rose" (w. Frank L. Stanton m. Ethelbert Nevin)
- Arthur Clifford on Edison
* "Moriaty" (w. Charles Horwitz m. Fred V. Bowers)
- Collins & Harlan on Edison
* "My Cosy Corner Girl" (w. Charles Noel Douglas m. John W. Bratton)
- Henry Burr on Columbia
- Harry Macdonough on Edison
* "My Little Coney Isle" (w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry von Tilzer)
- Harry Tally on Edison
* "My Little 'Rang Outang" (Madden, Morse)
- Billy Murray on Victor
* "My Own United States" (w. Stanislaus Stange m. Julian Edwards)
- J. W. Myers on Victor
* "My Sulu Lulu Loo" (w. George Ade m. Nat D. Mann)
- Clarke's Band Of Providence on Victor
* "Only A Dream Of A Golden Past" (w. Alfred Bryan m. Stanley Crawford)
- Franklyn Wallace on Edison
* "Out Where The Breakers Roar" (w. Harlow Hyde m. H. W. Petrie)
- Frank C. Stanley on Edison
* "Please Mother, Buy Me A Baby" (w.m. Will D. Cobb & Gus Edwards)
- Byron G. Harlan on Victor & Edison
* "Pretty Little Dinah Jones" (w.m. J. B. Mullen)
- Harry Macdonough on Edison
* "R-E-M-O-R-S-E" (w. George Ade m. Alfred G. Wathall)
- Joe Natus on Victor
* "Sal" (w.m. Paul Rubens)
- Madge Crichton with piano Landon Ronald on Gramophone & Typewriter Records
* "Sammy" (w. James O'Dea m. Edward Hutchinson)
- Harry Macdonough on Edison
* "Sammy" (w. James O'Dea m. Edward Hutchinson)
- Henry Burr on Columbia
* "Sly Musette" (w. Sydney Rosenfeld m. A. Baldwin Sloane)
- Harry Macdonough on Edison
* "Tell Me Dusky Maiden" (w. James Weldon Johnson & Bob Cole m. J. Rosamond Johnson)
- S. H. Dudley & Harry Macdonough on Victor
* "Then I'd Be Satisfied With Life" (w.m. George M. Cohan)
- Edward M. Favor on Edison
* "There's One In A Million Like You" (w. Grant Clarke m. Jean Schwartz)
- Walter Van Brunt on Edison
* "Two Eyes Of Blue" (w. George H. Taylor m. Leslie Stuart)
- Harry Macdonough on Victor
- Mina Hickman on Victor
* "Under The Bamboo Tree" (w.m. Bob Cole & J. Rosamond Johnson)
- Mina Hickman on Victor
* "Up In A Coconut Tree" (Madden, Morse)
- Billy Murray on Victor Monarch
* "Upper Broadway After Dark" (w. Edward Gardinier m. Maurice Levi)
- Edward M. Favor on Edison
* "The Vacant Chair" (w. Henry S. Washburne m. George Frederick Root)
- Byron G. Harlan on Edison
* "Wait At The Gate For Me" (w. Ren Shields m. Theodore F. Morse)
- J. W. Myers on Victor
* "What's The Matter With The Moon Tonight?" (w. Sydney Rosenfeld m. A. Baldwin Sloane)
- Arthur Clifford on Edison
* "When The Fields Are White With Cotton" (w. Robert F. Roden w. Max S. Witt)
- Franklyn Wallace on Edison
* "When We Were Two Little Boys" (w. Edward Madden m. Theodore F. Morse)
- Billy Murray on Victor

Classical music

* "The Apostles" (oratorio) by Edward Elgar
*"The Bells" by Joseph Holbrooke
*"Romance for Cello and Piano/Orchestra" by A. E. Håkon Borresen
*"Sea Drift" by Frederick Delius
*"Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1" by Joseph Jongen
*"Slovak Suite" by Vítězslav Novák

Opera

*Eugen d'Albert - "Tiefland"
*Juan Manen - "Giovanna di Napoli"
*Emile Pessard - "L'épave" premiered on February 17 at the Bouffes-Parisiens, Salle Choiseul, Paris

Musical theater

* "Babes In Toyland" Broadway production opened at the Majestic Theatre on October 13 and ran for 192 performances
* "The Cherry Girl" London production opened at the Vaudeville Theatre on December 29 and ran for 215 performances
* "The Duchess of Dantzig" London production opened at the Lyric Theatre on October 17 and ran for 236 performances
* "The Earl and the Girl" London production opened at the Adelphi Theatre on December 10 and transferred to the Lyric Theatre on September 12, 1904 for a total run of 371 performances
* "The Fisher Maiden" (Music: Harry von Tilzer) Broadway production opened at the Victoria Theater on October 5 and ran for 32 performances. Starring Al Shean, George A. MacFarlane, Edna Bronson, Bessie Tannehill, Dorothy Jardon and Frances Cameron.
* "In Dahomey" Broadway production opened at the New York Theatre on February 18 and ran for 53 performances
* "In Dahomey" London production opened at the Shaftesbury Theatre on May 16 and ran for 251 performances
* "The Jersey Lily" Broadway production opened at the Victoria Theater on September 14 and ran for 24 performances
* "Madame Sherry" Vienna production
* "Madame Sherry" London production opened at the Apollo Theatre on December 23
* "The Medal and the Maid" London production opened at the Lyric Theatre on April 25
* "My Lady Molly" London production opened at Terry's Theatre on March 14
* "The Orchid" London production opened at the Gaiety Theatre on October 26 and ran for 559 performances
* "A Princess of Kensington" London production opened at the Savoy Theatre on January 22 and ran for 115 performances
* "The Rogers Brothers In London" Broadway production opened at the Knickerbocker Theatre on September 7 and ran for 64 performances
* "The School Girl London production opened on May 9 at the Prince of Wales Theatre and ran for 333 performances.
* "Three Little Maids" Broadway production opened at Daly's Theatre on September 1 and ran for 130 performances
* "The Wizard of Oz" [http://www.theatrehistory.com/american/musical016.html] Broadway production opened at the Majestic Theatre on January 21 and ran for 293 performances

Births

*January 4 - Carroll Gibbons
*February 6 - Claudio Arrau, pianist
*February 12 - Todd Duncan, American baritone, first Porgy in "Porgy and Bess"
*March 10 - Bix Beiderbecke, jazz musician
*April 3 - Bubber Miley, jazz trumpeter
*May 3 - Bing Crosby, US singer and actor
*May 12 - Lennox Berkeley, composer
*May 26 - Bob Hope, English-born US actor, comedian and singer
*June 6 - Aram Khachaturian, composer
*June 18 - Jeanette MacDonald, US singer and actress
*June 26 - St. Louis Jimmy Oden, blues singer
*July 3 - Dick Robertson, US singer
*July 10 - Helen Pickens of the Pickens Sisters US singing group
*July 16 - Carmen Lombardo, Canadian singer, composer and saxophonist
*August 4 - Helen Kane, US singer
*August 20 - António Fortunato de Figueiredo, conductor
*September 15 - Roy Claxton Acuff, Country and Western singer
*September 16 - Joe Venuti, US jazz violinist
*October 1 (probable) - Vladimir Horowitz, pianist
*October 10 - Vladimir Dukelsky aka Vernon Duke, composer
*October 16 - Big Joe Williams, blues musician
*October 29 - Yvonne Georgi, ballet dancer and choreographer
*December 5 - Johannes Heesters, all-round entertainer
*December 17 - Ray Noble, bandleader, composer and arranger
*"date unknown" - Jules Bledsoe, operatic baritone
*"date unknown" - Caterina Jarboro, operatic soprano

Deaths

*January 28 - Robert Planquette, French composer (b. 1850)
*January 28 - Augusta Holmès, French composer
*February 11 - Henryk Szulc, composer (b. 1836)
*February 17 - Joseph Parry, composer
*February 22 - Hugo Wolf, composer (b. 1860)
*March 19 - Pista Dankó, "gypsy" bandleader and composer
*May 1 - Luigi Arditi, violinist, conductor and composer
*May 15 - Sybil Sanderson, operatic soprano (b. 1865)
*June 29 - Taki Rentaro, pianist and composer (b. 1879)
*July 27 - Lina Sandell, singer
*"date unknown" - Samuel A. Ward, organist and composer (b. 1847)


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