Events in Music in 1914

  • Jan 3 Kelman/Cushing/Heath' musical "Sari," premieres in NYC
  • Jan 13 IWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia
  • Jan 24 Opera "Madeleine" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 2 James Royce Shannon's musical "Shameen Dhu" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 13 American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers-ASCAP forms in NYC
  • Feb 19 Riccardo Zandonai's opera "Francesco da Rimini" premieres in Turin
  • May 15 Henri Rabaud's opera "Marouf, Savetier de Caire" premieres in Paris
  • Jul 28 Foxtrot 1st danced at New Amsterdam Roof Garden, in NYC, by Harry Fox
  • Aug 24 Jerome Kern & Michael E Rourles musical premieres in NYC

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Sep 11 W. C. Handy publishes "St Louis Blues"

Musician and Father of the Blues W. C. Handy
Musician and Father of the Blues
W. C. Handy
  • Oct 15 ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers) founded

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Dec 8 Irving Berlin's musical "Watch your Step" premieres in NYC

Composer and Lyricist Irving Berlin
Composer and Lyricist
Irving Berlin