Year 1941 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jan 3 Sergei Rachmaninoff's final composition "Symphonic Dances" premieres in Philadelphia, with Eugene Ormandy conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Jan 20 Béla Bartók's 6th string quartet, premieres in NYC

Musicians Married in 1941

  • Feb 4 American dancer and actress Vera-Ellen (19) weds fellow American dancer Robert Hightower; divorce in 1946
  • Apr 17 American actress Doris Day (19) weds trombonist Albert Jorden
  • Jul 27 American singer and actress Judy Garland (19) weds British-American musician David Rose (31); divorce in 1944

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