On This Day

September 1868 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 26 Henry F. Gilbert, American composer (The Dance in Place Congo), and musicologist, born in Somerville, Massachusetts (d. 1928)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 10 Franz Anton Adam Stockhausen, German composer and harpist, dies at 79
  • Sep 24 Jan Albert van Eijken, Dutch composer and organist, dies at 45