On This Day

September 1870 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 1 Timotei Popovici, composer
  • Sep 8 Hermann Hans Wetzler, German-American composer, born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1943)
  • Sep 22 Arthur Pryor, American band composer and trombone player, born in Saint Joseph, Missouri (d. 1942)
  • Sep 23 John Lomax, Miss, folk song collector/ethnomusicologist

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 2 Arthur Saint-Leon, French composer and dancer, dies at 48