Events in Music in 1912

  • Jun 26 Gustav Mahler's 9th Symphony premieres in Vienna

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 3 Arnold Schoenberg's "Funf Orchesterstucke" premieres

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Sep 27 W. C. Handy publishes "Memphis Blues", considered the 1st blues song

Musician and Father of the Blues W. C. Handy
Musician and Father of the Blues
W. C. Handy

Music concertMusic Concert

Nov 7 The Deutsche Opernhaus (now Deutsche Oper Berlin) opens in the Berlin neighborhood of Charlottenburg, with a production of Beethoven's Fidelio.

  • Dec 12 Rudolf Friml and Otto Harbach's musical "Firefly" premieres in New York City