Events in Music in 1926

  • Feb 2 3 men dance Charleston for 22 hours
  • Feb 8 Sean O'Casey's "Plough & Stars" opens at Abbey Theater Dublin
  • Mar 17 Richard Rodgers & L Hart's musical "Girl Friend" premieres in NYC

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Apr 25 Giacomo Puccini's opera "Turandot" premieres in Milan

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Giacomo Puccini

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May 12 Dmitri Shostakovich's 1st Symphony premieres in Leningrad

  • May 22 "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" by Gene Austin hits #1
  • Nov 8 George Gershwin's musical "Oh, Kay" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 12 Dmitri Shostakovich's 1st Piano concert premieres in Leningrad
  • Dec 16 Darius Milhauds opera "Le Pauvre Matelot" premieres in Paris