- 13 February – Cellist May Mukle and violist Rebecca Clarke give a recital at the Aeolian Hall, New York City, accompanied by Marjorie Hayward, performing works by Hubert Parry, Frank Bridge, and Clarke herself, including the premiėre of her Morpheus, written under the pen-name "Anthony Trent".
- August – Anglo-Welsh composer Philip Heseltine concludes a year's stay in Ireland with the writing of a number of songs which will be published under the pseudonym Peter Warlock.
- 29 September – The première of Gustav Holst's orchestral suite The Planets takes place before an invited audience at the Queen's Hall, London, with orchestra conducted by Adrian Boult.
- December – Ralph Vaughan Williams is appointed Director of Music, First Army.
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- 15 January – Mark Sheridan, music hall performer, 53 (probable suicide by shooting)
- 13 April – David Ffrangcon Davies, baritone, 62
- 26 August – Cecil Coles, composer, 29 (killed in action)
- 7 September – Morfydd Llwyn Owen, singer, pianist and composer, 26 (complications from surgery for appendicitis)
- 7 October – Hubert Parry, composer, 70
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