On This Day

Events in Music in 1906

Music History

Jan 6 Maurice Ravel's "Miroirs" premieres in Paris

Music Premiere

Feb 12 George M. Cohan's musical "George Washington" premieres in NYC

Music History

Feb 18 Vincent d'Indy's "Jour D'été à La Montagne" premieres in Paris

  • Mar 10 1st performance of Maurice Ravel's "Sonatine" by pianist Paule de Lestang, in Lyon, France
  • Mar 19 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari's "Quattro Rusteghi" premieres in Munich
  • May 27 1st outlining of Gustav Mahler's 6th symphony, in Essen, Germany
  • May 28 Shields and Cobbs' musical "His Honor, The Mayor" premieres in NYC
  • Sep 24 Victor Herbert and Henry Blossom's operetta musical "The Red Mill" opens at the Knickerbocker Theater, NYC
  • Dec 24 Reginald Fessenden becoomes 1st to broadcast music over radio (disputed)