December 1925 in Music

Events in Music

  • Dec 28 George and Ira Gershwin's musical "Tip-Toes" premieres in New York City

Birthdays in Music

  • Dec 1 Jaime Mendoza-Nava, composer
  • Dec 3 Ferlin Husky, American country singer (Born to Lose, Gone)
  • Dec 8 James E "Jimmy" Smith, US jazz/organist (Walk on the Wild Side)
  • Dec 8 Samuel "Sammy" Davis Jr., American singer/dancer/actor (Ocean's 11, Candy Man), born in NYC, New York (d. 1990)
  • Dec 12 Vladimir Shainsky, Soviet and Russian composer, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 2017)
  • Dec 17 Rijk de Gooyer, Dutch actor, comedian and singer (Black Rider, Rififi in Amsterdam), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 2011)
  • Dec 19 Robert Sherman, songwriter (Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Dec 20 Vlastimir Nikolovski, composer
  • Dec 22 Thomas Christian David, composer
  • Dec 24 Mohd. Rafi, Indian actor and playback singer (d. 1980)
  • Dec 24 Yafa Yarkoni, Israel, singer (Road to Jerusalem, Don't Say Goodbye, Say I will see You) (d.2012)
  • Dec 27 Allan Blank, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 1 Vicente Arregui Garay, composer, dies at 54
  • Dec 2 Julio Garreta, composer, dies at 50
  • Dec 9 Eugene Gigout, composer, dies at 81
  • Dec 19 Jose Ignacio Quinton, composer, dies at 44