Events in Music in 1905

  • Jan 14 Raymond Hubbell, Sam Shubert & Robert Smith's musical "Fontana" opens at the Lyric Theatre, NYC; runs 298 for performances

Music History

Jan 25 Arnold Schoenberg's "Pelleas und Melissande" premieres at the Musikverein in Vienna, Austria

Music History

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

Music History

Oct 1 František Pavlík is killed in a demonstration in Prague, inspiring Leoš Janáček to write his Piano Sonata 1. X. 1905.

Music Premiere

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

Music Premiere

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

  • Dec 25 V Herbert/H Blossoms musical "Mlle Modiste" premieres in NYC