On This Day

Events in Music in 1901

  • Feb 25 George Cohan's musical "Governor's Son" premieres in NYC

Music Premiere

Mar 14 1st performance of Anton Bruckner's 6th Symphony in A

Music History

Mar 23 Dame Nellie Melba reveals secret of her now famous toast

Music Premiere

May 29 Ignacy Jan Paderewski's opera "Manru" has its world premiere in Dresden, Germany

Music History

Oct 19 Edward Elgar's "Pomp & Circumstance March" premieres in Liverpool, England

Music Premiere

Oct 27 1st complete performance of Claude Debussy's orchestral composition "Nocturnes"

Music History

Nov 11 Maurice Ravel's piano composition "Jeux d'eau" premieres

Music Premiere

Nov 20 Opera "Grisélidis" by Jules Massenet, Armand Silvestre and Eugène Morand premieres in Paris

Music Premiere

Nov 21 Richard Strauss' opera "Feuersnot" premieres in Dresden

  • Nov 28 Gustav Mahler conducts premiere of his 4th Symphony in G, at Kaim-Saal concert hall in Maxvorstadt, Munich, Germany to mixed reviews