September 1948 in Music

Events in Music

  • 4th "Angel in the Wings" closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 308 performances
  • 6th "Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 9th "Hilarities (of 1949)" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • 15th "Small Wonder" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 134 performances
  • 16th "Heaven on Earth" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 16th "Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" closes at Century NYC after 12 performances
  • 18th "Hilarities (of 1949)" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 14 performances
  • 20th "Magdalena" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • 25th "Heaven on Earth" closes at Century Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 27th "Carib Song" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 36 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • 3rd Don Brewer, American rock drummer (Grand Funk Railroad), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 4th Samuel Hui, Hong Kong singer
  • 6th Claydes Charles Smith, guitarist (Kool & The Gang), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • 11th John Martyn, British musician, born in New Maldon, Surrey (d. 2009)
  • 12th Luis Lima, Argentinian tenor
  • 14th Fred "Sonic" Smith, guitarist
  • 16th Kenney Jones, English rock drummer/vocalist (Small Faces, The Who), born in London, England
  • 16th Ron Blair, American rock bassist (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers), born in San Diego, California
  • 19th Mihai Timofti, Director, actor, musician from Moldova-Chisinau
  • 22nd Jim Byrnes, American actor and musician
  • 24th Heinz Chur, German composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

26th Olivia Newton-John, singer (Lets Get Physical), born in Cambridge, England

  • 27th Barbara Dickson, singer
  • 29th Mark Farner, Mich, guitar/vocalist (Grand Funk Railroad-Locomotion)
  • 29th Mike Pinera, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly)
  • 29th Theo J√∂rgensmann, German jazz clarinetist