Events in Music in 1919

  • Jan 15 Pianist & statesman Ignace Paderewski becomes first premier of Poland
  • Feb 3 Herbert and Blossom's musical "Velvet Lady" premieres in New York City
  • Mar 5 Louis Hirsch & Harold Atteridge's musical premieres in NYC
  • Apr 19 Opera "Monsieur Beaucaire" is produced (London)
  • Oct 23 Romberg & Atteridge's musical "Passing Show" premieres in NYC
  • Oct 26 B C Hilliam's musical "Buddies" premieres in NYC
  • Oct 26 Edward Elgar's Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85, his last notable work, premieres in Queen's Hall London
  • Nov 5 Ir à Steringa Idzerda begins hosting "soirée-musical" on Dutch radio
  • Nov 6 1st Dutch radio program: Soirée Musicale with "Turf in you(r) ransel"
  • Nov 18 H Tierney & J McCarthy's musical "Irene" premieres in NYC