Year 1914 in Music History

Events in Music

  • 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

Musicians Born in 1914

  • Jan 3 Jean Louvel, Flemish pianist, conductor, and composer
  • Jan 8 Charles Borromeo Mills, composer
  • Jan 9 Kenny Clarke, American jazz drummer & bandleader (Epistrop), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1985)
  • Jan 16 Roger Wagner, French-American choral director, and educator, was born in Le Puy, France (d. 1992)
  • Jan 22 Dimitris Dragatakis, Greek composer, born in Platanoussa, Greece (d. 2001)

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Musicians Who Died in 1914

  • Jan 3 Stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62
  • Jan 13 Valentin Zubiaurre Spanish composer (Ferdinand Set), and educator, dies at 76
  • Jan 20 (Henry Southwick) H.S. Perkins, American hymn composer, lyricist, conductor, and teacher, dies at 80
  • Jan 20 Emil Liebling, German-American composer, dies at 62
  • Jan 22 Frederik Rung, Danish composer, dies at 60

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