On This Day

September 1874 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 1 Heinrich Otto Ludwig, composer
  • Sep 11 Heinrich Kaspar Schmid, German composer, born in Landau, Germany (d. 1953)

Arnold Schoenberg

Sep 13 Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian-American composer (Verklärte Nacht - Transfigured Night; 2nd Quartet), and painter associated with the expressionist movement, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1951)

  • Sep 21 Gustav Holst, English composer (Planets), born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1934)