December 1905 in Music

Events in Music

  • Dec 9 Richard Strauss' opera "Salome" premieres in Dresden
  • Dec 25 V Herbert/H Blossoms musical "Mlle Modiste" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 1 Ida Carroll, English musician and administrator, (d. 1995)
  • Dec 2 Osvaldo Pugliese, musician/composer
  • Dec 8 Charles Cushing, composer
  • Dec 8 Ernst Hermann Meyer, composer
  • Dec 11 Koos van de Griend, Dutch composer, born in Kampen, Netherlands (d. 1950)
  • Dec 14 Sydney Lipton, British bandleader, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Dec 15 Ferenc Farkas, composer
  • Dec 18 Richard Sturzenegger, composer
  • Dec 19 Charles Robert Owen Medley, dancer/choreographer
  • Dec 23 Arn Bjornsson, composer
  • Dec 31 Jule Styne, England, songwriter/composer (1954 Acad Award, 1968 Tony)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 9 Henry Holmes, English violinist and composer, dies at 66