On This Day

September 1867 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 5 Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, American pianist and composer (Gaelic Symphony), born in Henniker, New Hampshire (d. 1944)
  • Sep 7 Evan Williams, American oratorio tenor, born in Mineral Ridge, Ohio (d. 1918)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 1 Edward Hodges, English organist and composer, dies at 71
  • Sep 10 Simon Sechter, Austrian composer and music theorist, dies at 78