On This Day

September 1863 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Premiere

Sep 10 Georges Bizet's opera "Les Pêcheurs de Perles" premieres in Paris

  • Sep 29 Opera "The Pearl Fishers" (Les Pêcheurs de Perles) by Bizet is first produced at the Théâtre Lyrique in Paris

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 8 Gustavo Campa, Mexican composer, born in Mexico City (d. 1934)
  • Sep 15 Horatio Parker, American organist and composer, born in Auburndale, Massachusetts (d. 1919)