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September 1869 in Music History

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Sep 22 Richard Wagner's opera "Rhine Gold" premieres in Munich

Composer Richard Wagner
Composer
Richard Wagner

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 6 Walford Davies, English composer, born in Oswestry, Shropshire, England (d. 1941)
  • Sep 10 Caro Roma [Carrie Northey], American composer and singer, born in California (d. 1937)
  • Sep 20 George Robey, English musical theatre actor and comedian, born in South London, England (d. 1954)
  • Sep 21 Henryk Melcer-Szczawiński, Polish pianist, composer, and conductor, born in Marcelin, Poland (d. 1928)
  • Sep 26 Komitas [Soghomon Soghomonian], Armenian priest and composer, born in Kütahya, Ottoman Empire (d. 1935)