On This Day

September 1875 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 10 Paul Scheinpflug, German composer, born in Loschwitz, Germany (d. 1937)
  • Sep 17 Vyacheslav Gavrilovich Karatigin, composer (d. 1925)
  • Sep 22 Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 15 Louise Farrenc, French pianist, composer and only female professor at the Paris Conservatory during the 19th century, dies at 71
  • Sep 24 William Walker, American composer (The Southern Harmony), dies at 66