On This Day

Events in Music in 1905

  • Jan 14 Hubbell, Shubert & Smith's musical "Fontana" premieres in NYC

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Jan 26 Arnold Schoenberg's "Pelleas und Melissande" premieres in Vienna

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg

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Mar 13 Mata Hari first performs her dance act at the Guimet Museum, Paris

Exotic Dancer, Courtesan and German Spy Mata Hari
Exotic Dancer, Courtesan and German Spy
Mata Hari
  • Oct 1 František Pavlík is killed in a demonstration in Prague, inspiring Leoš Janáček to the piano composition 1. X. 1905.

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Oct 15 Claude Debussy's symphonic sketch "La Mer" premieres in Paris

Composer Claude Debussy
Composer
Claude Debussy

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Dec 9 Richard Strauss' opera "Salome" premieres in Dresden

Composer and Conductor Richard Strauss
Composer and Conductor
Richard Strauss
  • Dec 25 V Herbert/H Blossoms musical "Mlle Modiste" premieres in NYC