1887 in music

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Events[edit]

25 May - A fire during the 745th performance there of Mignon largely destroys the second Salle Favart, home of the Opéra-Comique in Paris; 84 people are recorded dead.

Published popular music[edit]

  • "Angels Without Wings" w.m. George Dance
  • "Away In A Manger" w. anon m. James Ramsey Murray
  • "Calvary" w. Henry Vaughn m. Paul Rodney
  • "Comrades" Felix McGlennon & George Horncastle
  • "The Song That Reached My Heart" w.m. Julian Jordan (1850 - 1929, West Chester, NY).
  • "Ti! Hi! Tiddelly Hi!", w.m. Joseph Tabrar
  • From the score of Ruddigore (Music: Arthur Sullivan Lyrics: W. S. Gilbert):
    • "I Know A Youth Who Loves A Maid"
    • "I Shipped, D'Ye See, In A Revenue Sloop"
    • "My Boy, You May Take It From Me"
    • "There Grew A Little Flower"
    • "When The Night Wind Howls"

Classical music[edit]

Opera[edit]

Musical theater[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zalmen Zylbercweig, Leksikon fun Yidish teater, Book one, column 161
  2. ^ "Death of Alice May", The New York Times, 17 August 1887