On This Day

Events in Music in December 1934

Film release premierFilm Premier

Dec 21 French film "Zouzou" premieres in Paris, starring Josephine Baker; 1st black woman to star in a major motion picture

Dancer, Singer, Spy and Civil Rights Activist Josephine Baker
Dancer, Singer, Spy and Civil Rights Activist
Josephine Baker
  • Dec 27 "Thumbs Up" a musical revue, including music and lyrics by Vernon Duke & James Hanley premieres in NYC