On This Day in Music for September 1

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1785 Mozart publishes 6th string quartet opus 10 in Vienna

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
  • 1971 Rolling Stones sue manager Allen Klein

Music releaseAlbum Release

1986 Paul McCartney releases "Press to Play" album

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • 1989 "Anything Goes" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 804 performances
  • 1990 "Heidi Chronicles" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 621 performances
  • 1990 "Jerome Robbins' Broadway" closes at Imperial NYC after 634 performances
  • 1993 "White Liars/Black Comedy" opens at Criterion NYC for 38 performances
  • 1997 "Doll's House" closes at Belasco Theater

Music awardsMusic Awards

2005 22nd MTV Video Music Awards: Green Day, Kelly Clarkson & Kanye West win


Birthdays in Music


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1653 Johann Pachelbel, German composer (Canon in D), born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1706)

  • 1732 Johann Gottlieb Sollner, composer
  • 1732 Thomas Alexander Erskine Kelly, composer
  • 1751 Emmanuel Johann Joseph Schikaneder, composer [or Apr 9]
  • 1768 Carl Bernhard Wessely, composer
  • 1787 John Bake, classical composer
  • 1789 Franz Anton Adam Stockhausen, composer
  • 1816 Gustav Schmidt, composer
  • 1854 Engelbert Humperdinck, German opera composer (Hänsel und Gretel), born in Siegburg, Westphalia (d. 1921)
  • 1862 Alphons Diepenbrock, Dutch composer [or Sept 2]
  • 1870 Timotei Popovici, composer
  • 1874 Heinrich Otto Ludwig, composer
  • 1886 Othmar Schoeck, composer
  • 1895 Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar, Indian musician (d. 1974)
  • 1900 Kazimierz Wilkomirski, composer
  • 1905 Gervase Hughes, composer
  • 1905 Elvera Sanchez, Puerto Rican dancer (d. 2000)
  • 1906 Franz Biebl, German composer (d. 2001)
  • 1911 Komei Abe, Japanese composer, born in Hiroshima (d. 2006)
  • 1921 Matt Higgins Doran, composer
  • 1925 Art Pepper, American alto saxophonist and clarinetist, born in Gardena, California (d. 1982)
  • 1925 Ruth S White, composer
  • 1927 Tommy Evans, R&B singer (Drifters)
  • 1931 "Boxcar" Willie, singer
  • 1933 Conway Twitty, [Harold Jenkins], Miss, country singer (Hello Darlin')
  • 1933 Marshall Lytle, Old Fort, North Carolina, Hall of Fame rock bassist (Comets), (d. 2013)
  • 1935 Seiji Ozawa, Hoten Manchuria, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
  • 1944 Archie Bell, US singer (& the Drells-Tighten up)
  • 1944 Leonard Slatkin, conductor (Concert Orch, Neth), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946 Barry Gibb, guitarist/singer (Bee Gees), born in Manchester, England
  • 1946 Greg Errico, American drummer (Sly & Family Stone-Stand!), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1955 Bruce Foxton, rock guitarist (Jam)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1957 Gloria Estefan [Fajardo], Cuban-American singer (Miami Sound Machine-Conga), born in Havana, Cuba

  • 1958 Armi Aavikko, Finnish singer (d. 2002)
  • 1963 Carola Smit, Dutch singer (BZN-Bad bad woman)
  • 1970 Vanna, Croatian singer
  • 1971 Yoshitaka Hirota, Japanese composer
  • 1971 Lââm [Lamiah], French singer, born in Paris
  • 1973 J. D. Fortune, Canadian singer (INXS)
  • 1975 Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Puerto Rican guitarist
  • 1984 Joseph Trohman, American musician (Fall Out Boy)
  • 1985 Camile Velasco, Filipino-American singer
  • 1987 Dann Hume, New Zealand musician (Evermore)
  • 1993 Ilona Mitrecey, French singer
  • 1994 Bianca Ryan, American singer
  • 1996 Zendaya [Coleman], American actress (Shake it Up), singer and dancer, born in Oakland, California

Weddings in Music

  • 1970 "The Bee Gees" singer Barry Gibb (24) weds former Miss Edinburgh Linda Ann Gray

HeartWedding of Interest

2001 Singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder (51) marries for second time fashion designer Kai Millard Morris

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Singer-Songwriter
Stevie Wonder

HeartWedding of Interest

2007 Singer-songwriter Usher (28) weds hair stylist and wardrobe stylist Tameka Foster (37) at Chateau Elan Winery and Resort in Georgia

Singer Usher
Singer
Usher
  • 2007 "Dancing with the Stars" tv personality Alec Mazo (29) weds fellow dancer Edyta Sliwinska (28) in San Francisco, California

Deaths in Music

  • 1731 Pierre Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 50
  • 1777 Johann Ernst Bach, composer, dies at 55
  • 1814 Erik Eriksson Tulindberg, composer, dies at 53
  • 1867 Edward Hodges, composer, dies at 71
  • 1896 Johannes Habert, composer, dies at 62
  • 1912 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, African-British composer (Hiawatha's Wedding Feast), dies at 37
  • 1957 Dennis Brain, English musician (b. 1921)
  • 1964 George Georgescu, composer, dies at 76
  • 1968 Granville English, composer, dies at 69
  • 1969 William Flanagan, composer, dies at 46
  • 1972 May Aufderheide, composer, dies at 84
  • 1977 Ethel Waters, American actress (Beulah), singer (Stormy Weather), dies at 76
  • 1982 Clifford M Curzon, England, pianist, dies at 75
  • 1996 Vagn Holmboe, composer, dies at 86
  • 2005 R. L. Burnside, American blues musician (Deep Blues), dies at 78 (b. 1926)
  • 2009 Jake Brockman, British musician (Echo & the Bunnymen), dies in a motorcycle accident at 53
  • 2012 Hal David, American Lyricist, dies at 91