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1898 in music

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1898 in music

Events

  • January 7 - Sadko is premiered at the Solodovnikov Theatre in Moscow.
  • Scott Joplin publishes "Swipsy Cakewalk" (for piano).
  • Otilie Dvořáková, daughter of Antonín Dvořák, marries her father's pupil, composer Josef Suk.
  • Published popular music

  • "Because" w. Charles Horwitz m. Frederick V. Bowers
  • "The Boy Guessed Right" w.m. Lionel Monckton
  • "Ciribiribin" w. Carlo Tiochet m. Alberto Pestalozza
  • "Gold Will Buy Most Anything But A True Girl's Heart" w. Charles E. Foreman m. Monroe H. Rosenfeld
  • "Good-bye Dolly Gray" w. Will D. Cobb m. Paul Barnes
  • "Goodnight, Little Girl, Goodnight" w. Julai M. Hays m. J. C. Macy
  • "Gypsy Love Song" w. Harry B. Smith m. Victor Herbert from the musical The Fortune Teller
  • "Honey on my Lips" Charles E. Trevathan
  • "I Guess I'll Have To Telegraph My Baby" w.m. George M. Cohan
  • "Just As The Sun Went Down" w. Karl Kennett m. Lyn Udall
  • "Just One Girl" w. Karl Kennett m. Lyn Udall
  • "Kiss Me Honey Do" w. Edgar Smith m. John Stromberg
  • "The Lily Of Laguna" w.m. Leslie Stuart
  • "'Mid The Green Fields Of Virginia" w.m. Charles K. Harris
  • "Mister Johnson Don't Get Gay" w.m. Dave Reed Jr
  • "The Moth And The Flame" w. George Taggart m. Max S. Witt
  • "My Old New Hampshire Home" w. Andrew B. Sterling m. Harry Von Tilzer
  • "Recessional" w. Rudyard Kipling m. Reginald De Koven
  • "Romany Life" w. Harry B. Smith m. Victor Herbert
  • "The Rosary" w. Robert Cameron Rogers m. Ethelbert Nevin
  • "Salome" m. William Lorraine
  • "She is the Belle of New York" w. Hugh Morton m. Gustave Kerker
  • "She Was Bred In Old Kentucky" w. Harry Braisted m. Stanley Carter
  • "When You Were Sweet Sixteen" w.m. James Thornton
  • "Who Dat Say Chicken In Dis Crowd" w. Paul Lawrence Dunbar m. Will Marion
  • Christmas songs

  • "Nu tändas tusen juleljus", by Emmy Köhler
  • Recorded popular music

  • "The Amorous Goldfish" (w. Harry Greenbank m. Sidney Jones)
    - Syria Lamonte on Berliner Gramophone
  • "At A Georgia Camp Meeting" (w.m. Kerry Mills)
    - Sousa's Band on Berliner Gramophone
    - Dan W. Quinn on Columbia Records
  • "The Battle Cry Of Freedom" (w.m. George Frederick Root)
    - John Terrell on Berliner Gramophone
  • "Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms" (w. Thomas Moore m. trad)
    - J. W. Myers on Berliner Gramophone
  • "Break The News To Mother" (w.m. Charles K. Harris)
    - George J. Gaskin on Edison Records
  • "Chin, Chin, Chinaman" (w. Harry Greenbank m. Sidney Jones)
    - James T. Powers on Berliner Gramophone
  • "Cotton Blossoms" (m. M. H. Hall)
    - Sousa's Band on Berliner Gramophone
  • "Don Jose Of Sevilla" (Smith, Herbert)
    - Jessie Bartlett Davis & W. H. MacDonald on Berliner Gramophone
  • "Happy Days In Dixie" (m. Kerry Mills)
    - Arthur Collins on Edison Records
  • "The Harp That Once Thro' Tara's Halls" (w. Thomas Moore m. trad)
    - J. W. Myers on Berliner Gramophone
  • "A Hot Time In The Old Town" (w. Joe Hayden m. Theodore A. Metz)
    - Sousa's Band on Berliner Gramophone
    - Len Spencer with banjo Vess L. Ossman on Columbia Records
    - Roger Harding on Edison Records
  • "In The Gloaming" (w. Meta Orred m. Annie Fortescue Harrison)
    - Roger Harding on Berliner Gramophone
  • "I'se Gwine Back To Dixie" (w.m. C. A. White)
    - Edison Male Quartette on Edison Records
  • "Just Before The Battle, Mother" (w.m. George Frederick Root)
    - Frank C. Stanley on Edison Records
  • "Killarney" (w. Edmund Falconer m. Michael William Balfe)
    - Arthur Gladstone on Berliner Gramophone
  • "Largo Al Factotum" (w. Cesare Sterbini m. Giaocchino Rossini)
    - Alberto Del Campo on Berliner Gramophone
  • "Love's Old Sweet Song" (w. George Clifton Bingham m. James Lyman Molloy)
    - Annie Carter on Berliner Gramophone
  • "The Miner's Dream Of Home" (w.m. Will Godwin & Leo Dryden)
    - Leo Dryden on Berliner Gramophone
  • "Mister Johnson Don't Get Gay" (w.m. Dave Reed Jr)
    - Press Eldridge on Edison Records
  • "Mister Johnson, Turn Me Loose" (w.m. Ben Harney)
    - Marguerite Newton on Edison Records
    - Len Spencer with Vess L. Ossman on Columbia Records
  • "My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night" (w. m. Stephen Collins Foster)
    - Diamond Four on Berliner Gramophone
    - Edison Male Quartette on Edison Records
  • "Oh, Promise Me" (w. Clement Scott m. Reginald DeKoven)
    - Jessie Bartlett Davis on Berliner Gramophone
  • "Old Folks At Home" (w. m. Stephen Collins Foster)
    - Diamond Four on Berliner Gramophone
  • "On The Banks Of The Wabash Far Away" (w.m. Paul Dresser)
    - Annie Carter on Berliner Gramophone
  • "Orange Blossoms" (m. Arthur Pryor)
    - Sousa's Band on Berliner Gramophone
  • "The Palms" (m. Gabriel Fauré)
    - Diamond Four on Berliner Gramophone
  • "Rocked In The Cradle Of The Deep" (w. Mrs Emma Hart Willard m. Joseph Phillip Knight)
    - William Hooley on Edison Records
  • "She Never Did the Same Thing Twice"
    - Dan W. Quinn on Berliner Gramophone
  • "She Was Bred In Old Kentucky" (w. Harry Braisted m. Stanley Carter)
    - Albert C. Campbell on Edison Records
  • "She was Happy Til She Met You"
    - Dan W. Quinn on Columbia Records
  • "Smoky Mokes" (m. Abe Holzmann)
    - banjo Vess L. Ossman on Columbia Records
  • "Stars And Stripes Forever" (m. John Philip Sousa)
    - Sousa's Band on Berliner Gramophone
  • "Sweet And Low" (w. Alfred, Lord Tennyson m. Sir Joseph Barnby)
    - Ladies Brass Quartette of Boston Fadettes on Berliner Gramophone
  • "Sweet Genevieve" (w. George Cooper m. Henry Tucker)
    - Jessie Bartlett Davis on Berliner Gramophone
  • "Sweet Rosie O'Grady" (w.m. Maude Nugent)
    - Steve Porter on Berliner Gramophone
  • "The Sweetest Story Ever Told" (w.m. R. M. Stults)
    - Diamond Four on Berliner Gramophone
    - George J. Gaskin on Edison Records
  • "Then You'll Remember Me" (w. Alfred Bunn m. Michael William Balfe)
    - James Norrie on Berliner Gramophone
    - Annie Carter on Berliner Gramophone
  • "There's A Little Star Shining For You" (w.m. James Thornton)
    - Dan W. Quinn on Edison Records
  • "The Thunderer" (m. John Philip Sousa)
    - Sousa's Band on Berliner Gramophone
  • "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp" (w.m. George Frederick Root)
    - Frank C. Stanley on Edison Records
  • "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" (w.m. Louis Lambert)
    - Frank C. Stanley on Edison Records
  • "Yankee Doodle" (trad)
    - Frank C. Stanley on Edison Records
  • Classical music

  • Ernest Chausson - String Quartet (completed posthumously)
  • Samuel Coleridge Taylor - Hiawatha's Wedding Feast
  • Alexander Glazunov - Ruses d'Amour (ballet)
  • Paul Juon - Sonata for Violin and Piano no. 1 in A major
  • Carl Nielsen - String Quartet No. 3 in E flat major
  • Henryk Melcer-Szczawiński - Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor
  • Christian Sinding - Concerto for Violin in A major
  • Opera

  • Antônio Francisco Braga - Jupyra
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor - The Gitanos
  • George Enescu
  • Trois melodies sur poèmes de Jules Lemaitre et Sully Prudhomme, for bass and piano, Op. 4
  • Variations for Two Pianos on an Original Theme in A♭ major, for piano, Op. 5
  • Sonata in F minor, for cello and piano, Op. 26, No. 1
  • Umberto Giordano - Fedora
  • Ivar Hallstrom - Little Karin
  • Pietro Mascagni - Iris
  • Emile Pessard - La dame de trèfle premiered on May 13 at the Bouffes-Parisiens, Salle Choiseul, Paris
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Boyarinya Vera Sheloga
  • Musical theater

  • The Belle of New York London production
  • The Bride Elect Broadway production
  • The Fortune Teller Toronto and London productions
  • A Greek Slave London production
  • Hurly-Burly Broadway production
  • A Runaway Girl London and Broadway productions
  • The Skirt Dancer London production
  • Véronique (operetta) (André Messager) - Paris production
  • Births

  • January 9 - Gracie Fields, singer and actress
  • January 28 - Vittorio Rieti, composer
  • February 3 - Lil Hardin Armstrong, wife and musical collaborator of Louis Armstrong
  • February 7 - Dock Boggs, banjo player
  • February 12 - Roy Harris, composer
  • February 15 - Totò, actor and composer
  • February 28 - Molly Picon, Broadway star
  • March 4 - Robert Schmertz, American folk musician and architect (d. 1975)
  • April 3 - George Jessel, American actor, singer & songwriter
  • April 9 - Paul Robeson, singer
  • May 14 - Zutty Singleton, jazz drummer
  • May 15 - Arletty, actress and singer
  • May 26 - Ernst Bacon, pianist and composer (d. 1990)
  • May 28 - Andy Kirk, jazz musician
  • June 6 - Dame Ninette de Valois, founder of the UK's Royal Ballet
  • June 29 - Yvonne Lefébure, French pianist
  • July 4 - Gertrude Lawrence, English actress, singer and dancer
  • July 6 - Hanns Eisler, composer
  • July 15 - Noel Gay, English songwriter
  • August 15 - Charles Tobias, US songwriter and singer
  • August 24 - Fred Rose, songwriter, music publisher
  • September 1
  • Marilyn Miller, US actress, singer and dancer
  • Violet Carson, actress, singer and pianist
  • September 26 - George Gershwin, US composer
  • September 27 - Vincent Youmans, US composer
  • October 7 - Alfred Wallenstein, US cellist and conductor
  • October 8 - Clarence Williams, US jazz pianist and composer
  • October 18 - Lotte Lenya, singer and actress, wife of Kurt Weill
  • November 1 - Sippie Wallace, blues singer
  • December 3 (n.s.) - Lev Knipper, Russian composer (and NKVD agent)
  • December 5 - Grace Moore, operatic soprano
  • December 14 - Lillian Randolph, actress and singer
  • December 24 - Baby Dodds, jazz drummer
  • Deaths

  • January 7 - Heinrich Lichner, composer, 68
  • January 8 - Alexandre Dubuque, composer, 85
  • January 16 - Antoine François Marmontel, pianist and teacher, 81
  • February 15 - Franz Behr, composer (b. 1837)
  • March 11 - Dikran Tchouhadjian, conductor and composer, founder of the first opera institution in the Ottoman Empire, 60
  • March 15 - Julius Schulhoff, pianist and composer, 72
  • March 28 - Anton Seidl, conductor, 47
  • April 21 - Louis Théodore Gouvy, composer, 78
  • May 15 - Ede Reményi, violinist, 70
  • May 16 - Jean Antoine Zinnen, composer of the Luxembourg national anthem, 71
  • August 17 - Karl Zeller, Austrian composer, 56 (pneumonia)
  • August 21 - Niccolò van Westerhout, composer, 40 (peritonitis)
  • September 9 - William Chatterton Dix, hymn-writer, 61
  • September 11 - Adolphe Samuel, Belgian composer, 74
  • November 7 - Max Alvary, operatic tenor, 42
  • December 13 - George Frederick Bristow, composer, 72
  • December 29 - Georg Goltermann, cellist and composer, 74
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