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Events in Music in 1905

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • 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
Claude Debussy
  • Dec 9 Richard Strauss' opera "Salome" premieres in Dresden
  • Dec 25 V Herbert/H Blossoms musical "Mlle Modiste" premieres in NYC