Birthdays in Music on September 1

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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 [Travis Martin], American soldier (USAF) and singer (King of the Road), born in Ellis County, Texas (d. 1999)
  • 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, American conductor (Detroit Symphony), 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)

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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 Daniel "Dann" Hume, New Zealand musician (Evermore), born in Feilding, New Zealand
  • 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