December 1914 in Music

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

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

Composer and Lyricist Irving Berlin
Composer and Lyricist
Irving Berlin

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 1 Johnny Johnston, singer (Make that Spare), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Dec 2 Eddie Sauter, musician (Sauter-Finegan Band, Sat Night Revue), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 3 Irving Fine, composer (Toccata), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dec 10 Dorothy Lamour [Mary Kaumeyer], American actress and singer (Road to Bali, My Favorite Brunette), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1996)
  • Dec 13 George "Tiger" Haynes, American jazz musician (The Three Flames) and actor (In the Heat of the Night, The Wiz), born in Frederiksted, St. Croix (d. 1994)
  • Dec 14 Rosalyn Tureck, pianist (Bach & Rock), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 23 Dezider Kardos, composer
  • Dec 29 Billy [Dorothy] Tipton, American jazz pianist/saxophonist/bandleader, born in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma (d. 1989)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 14 Giovanni Sgambati, composer, dies at 73
  • Dec 16 Ivan Zajc, Czech composer and conductor, dies at 82