Events in Music in 1925

Music Premiere

Jan 7 Musical "Big Boy" with Al Jolson premieres in NYC

  • Jan 14 Alban Berg's atonale opera "Wozzeck" premieres in Berlin
  • Feb 8 Kaufman & Berlin's musical "cocoanuts" premieres in New York City
  • Feb 28 "Tea For Two" by Marion Harris hits #1

Music History

Apr 21 Noël Coward's "Fallen Angels" premieres in London

  • Apr 23 1st London performance of Franz Lehár’s operetta "Frasquita" staged

Music History

Oct 2 Josephine Baker first performs in Paris in La Revue Nègre at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

  • Oct 15 Willem Landré's opera "Beatrice" premieres in The Hague

Music Recording

Nov 11 Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five begin their first recording session

  • Nov 28 Grand Ole Opry premieres as WSM Barn Dance on WSM radio Nashville, Tennessee
  • Dec 7 Noël Coward's "Easy Virtue" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 14 Alban Berg's first opera, "Wozzeck" premieres at the Berlin State Opera.

Music Premiere

Dec 28 George and Ira Gershwin's musical "Tip-Toes" premieres in New York City