On This Day

March 7, 1917 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Music

  • 1st jazz record released on a 78 by Original Dixieland Jass Band for the Victor Talking Machine Company ("Dixie Jazz Band One Step," one side "Livery Stable Blues" other)

Birthdays in Music

  • Janet Collins, American ballerina, choreographer, and teacher born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2003)
  • Robert Erickson, American composer, born in Marquette, Michigan (d. 1997)
1917 in Music